Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-8790: libebml Several vulnerabilities

Back to Search

Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-8790: libebml Several vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
01/29/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

The EbmlUnicodeString::UpdateFromUTF8 function in libEBML before 1.3.3 allows context-dependent attackers to obtain sensitive information from process heap memory via a crafted UTF-8 string, which triggers an invalid memory access.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-libebml

References

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-libebml

With Rapid7 live dashboards, I have a clear view of all the assets on my network, which ones can be exploited, and what I need to do in order to reduce the risk in my environment in real-time. No other tool gives us that kind of value and insight.

– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

;