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Red Hat: CVE-2022-39377: arithmetic overflow in allocate_structures() on 32 bit systems (Multiple Advisories)

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Red Hat: CVE-2022-39377: arithmetic overflow in allocate_structures() on 32 bit systems (Multiple Advisories)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/08/2022
Created
05/15/2023
Added
05/15/2023
Modified
12/15/2023

Description

sysstat is a set of system performance tools for the Linux operating system. On 32 bit systems, in versions 9.1.16 and newer but prior to 12.7.1, allocate_structures contains a size_t overflow in sa_common.c. The allocate_structures function insufficiently checks bounds before arithmetic multiplication, allowing for an overflow in the size allocated for the buffer representing system activities. This issue may lead to Remote Code Execution (RCE). This issue has been patched in version 12.7.1.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-sysstat
  • redhat-upgrade-sysstat-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-sysstat-debugsource

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