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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2018-16865: systemd: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2018-16865: systemd: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/11/2019
Created
03/19/2019
Added
03/11/2019
Modified
08/09/2019

Description

An allocation of memory without limits, that could result in the stack clashing with another memory region, was discovered in systemd-journald when many entries are sent to the journal socket. A local attacker, or a remote one if systemd-journal-remote is used, may use this flaw to crash systemd-journald or execute code with journald privileges. Versions through v240 are vulnerable.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-sys-apps-systemd

References

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-sys-apps-systemd

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