CentOS 7 update for zlib



Published: 2022-05-13
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2018-25032
CWE-ID CWE-119
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Vendor CentOS Project

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU61671

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 4.6 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-25032

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 insufficient validation of user-supplied input when compressing data. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted input to the application, trigger memory corruption and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation

Update the affected packages.

Vulnerable software versions

CentOS: 7


CPE2.3 External links

http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2022-May/073584.html

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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