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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2020-14310) (Multiple Advisories): grub2 security update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2020-14310) (Multiple Advisories): grub2 security update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
Published
07/29/2020
Created
08/01/2020
Added
07/30/2020
Modified
10/20/2020

Description

There is an issue on grub2 before version 2.06 at function read_section_as_string(). It expects a font name to be at max UINT32_MAX - 1 length in bytes but it doesn't verify it before proceed with buffer allocation to read the value from the font value. An attacker may leverage that by crafting a malicious font file which has a name with UINT32_MAX, leading to read_section_as_string() to an arithmetic overflow, zero-sized allocation and further heap-based buffer overflow.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-grub2
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-grub2-common
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-grub2-efi-aa64
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-grub2-efi-aa64-cdboot
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-grub2-efi-aa64-modules
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-grub2-efi-ia32
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-grub2-efi-ia32-cdboot
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-grub2-efi-ia32-modules
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-grub2-efi-x64
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-grub2-efi-x64-cdboot
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-grub2-efi-x64-modules
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-grub2-pc
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-grub2-pc-modules
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-grub2-tools
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-grub2-tools-efi
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-grub2-tools-extra
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-grub2-tools-minimal

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