Integer overflow in Gnome GLib



Published: 2021-02-04
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID N/A
CWE-ID CWE-190
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Gnome GLib
Universal components / Libraries / Libraries used by multiple products

Vendor Gnome Development Team

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Integer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU50369

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: N/A

CWE-ID: CWE-190 - Integer Overflow or Wraparound

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to integer overflow within g_bytes_new/g_memdup. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted data to the application, trigger integer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Gnome GLib: 2.66.0 - 2.67.2


CPE2.3 External links

http://github.com/GNOME/glib/blob/master/NEWS?2.67.3

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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