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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2012-4409

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/21/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/12/2013
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the check_file_head function in extra.c in mcrypt 2.6.8 and earlier allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an encrypted file with a crafted header containing long salt data that is not properly handled during decryption.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-mcrypt
  • suse-upgrade-mcrypt-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-mcrypt-debugsource

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