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Published: 2018-03-06
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2017-7890
CWE-ID CWE-200
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS Compute Node
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Scientific Computing
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

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Vendor Red Hat Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Information disclosure

EUVDB-ID: #VU11789

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2017-7890

CWE-ID: CWE-200 - Information Exposure

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to obtain potentially sensitive information.

The weakness exists in the GIF decoding function gdImageCreateFromGifCtx in gd_gif_in.c due to it does not zero colorMap arrays before use. A remote attacker can trick the victim into opening a specially crafted GIF image that could use the uninitialized tables to read ~700 bytes from the top of the stack and gain access to potentially sensitive information.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS Compute Node: 7.4

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Scientific Computing: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power: 9

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server: 7


CPE2.3 External links

http://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0406

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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