Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 update for rsync



Published: 2022-11-08
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-37434
CWE-ID CWE-122
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
Vulnerable software
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux for ARM 64
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, little endian
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for x86_64
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

rsync (Red Hat package)
Operating systems & Components / Operating system package or component

Vendor Red Hat Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Heap-based buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU66153

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-37434

CWE-ID: CWE-122 - Heap-based Buffer Overflow

Exploit availability: Yes

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing a large gzip header within inflateGetHeader in inflate.c. A remote attacker can pass a specially crafted file to the affected application, trigger heap-based buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.


Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for ARM 64: 8

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, little endian: 8

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems: 8

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for x86_64: 8.0

rsync (Red Hat package): before 3.1.3-19.el8


CPE2.3 External links

http://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2022:7793

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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