Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 update for SDL



Published: 2019-12-02 | Updated: 2019-12-03
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2019-14906
CWE-ID CWE-125
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Out-of-bounds read

EUVDB-ID: #VU23187

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-14906

CWE-ID: CWE-125 - Out-of-bounds read

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to heap-based buffer over-read in the "BlitNtoN" function in the "video/SDL_blit_N.c" file when called from the "SDL_SoftBlit" function in the "video/SDL_blit.c" file. A remote attacker can trick a victim to open a specially crafted file and perform a denial of service attack.

Note, this issue exists due to incorrect patch implementation in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 for vulnerability CVE-2019-13616, described in SB2019112513.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Scientific Computing: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for x86_64: 7.0


CPE2.3 External links

http://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:4024

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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