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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2018-3847: cfitsio: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2018-3847: cfitsio: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/01/2018
Created
01/26/2021
Added
01/26/2021
Modified
01/26/2021

Description

Multiple exploitable buffer overflow vulnerabilities exist in image parsing functionality of the CFITSIO library version 3.42. Specially crafted images parsed via the library, can cause a stack-based buffer overflow overwriting arbitrary data. An attacker can deliver an FIT image to trigger this vulnerability and potentially gain code execution.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-sci-libs-cfitsio

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