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Ubuntu: USN-3855-1 (CVE-2018-16864): systemd vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-3855-1 (CVE-2018-16864): systemd vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/10/2019
Created
03/19/2019
Added
01/23/2019
Modified
05/08/2019

Description

An allocation of memory without limits, that could result in the stack clashing with another memory region, was discovered in systemd-journald when a program with long command line arguments calls syslog. A local attacker may use this flaw to crash systemd-journald or escalate his privileges. Versions through v240 are vulnerable.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-systemd

References

  • ubuntu-upgrade-systemd

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