Vigil@nce - file: out-of-bounds memory reading via do_core_note
April 2019 by Vigil@nce
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SYNTHESIS OF THE VULNERABILITY
Impacted products: Fedora, openSUSE Leap, Slackware, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.
Consequences: data reading, denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 25/02/2019.
DESCRIPTION OF THE VULNERABILITY
An attacker can force a read at an invalid address via do_core_note() of file, in order to trigger a denial of service, or to obtain sensitive information.
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