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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2016-5011) ELSA-2016-2605: util-linux security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2016-5011) ELSA-2016-2605: util-linux security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
11/03/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/09/2016
Modified
09/14/2020

Description

The parse_dos_extended function in partitions/dos.c in the libblkid library in util-linux allows physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a crafted MSDOS partition table with an extended partition boot record at zero offset.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libblkid
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libblkid-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libmount
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libmount-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libuuid
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libuuid-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-util-linux
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-uuidd

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