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Alpine Linux: CVE-2014-4611: kernel integer overflow in kernels with LZ4 support

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2014-4611: kernel integer overflow in kernels with LZ4 support

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
07/03/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
09/22/2017

Description

Integer overflow in the LZ4 algorithm implementation, as used in Yann Collet LZ4 before r118 and in the lz4_uncompress function in lib/lz4/lz4_decompress.c in the Linux kernel before 3.15.2, on 32-bit platforms might allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted Literal Run that would be improperly handled by programs not complying with an API limitation, a different vulnerability than CVE-2014-4715.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-linux-grsec

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