Denial of service in rulinalg library



Published: 2020-07-13
Risk Medium
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID N/A
CWE-ID CWE-119
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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rulinalg
Universal components / Libraries / Libraries used by multiple products

Vendor James Lucas

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU29699

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:U/RC:C]

CVE-ID: N/A

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error in "RowMut::raw_slice" and "RowMut::raw_slice_mut". A remote attacker can trigger memory corruption and cause a denial of service condition on the target system.

Mitigation

Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability.

Vulnerable software versions

rulinalg: 0.4.1 - 0.4.2


CPE2.3 External links

http://rustsec.org/advisories/RUSTSEC-2020-0023.html
http://github.com/AtheMathmo/rulinalg/issues/201

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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