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computer vulnerability bulletin CVE-2019-8383

AdvanceCOMP: out-of-bounds memory reading via adv_png_unfilter_8

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can force a read at an invalid address via adv_png_unfilter_8() of AdvanceCOMP, in order to trigger a denial of service, or to obtain sensitive information.
Impacted software: Fedora, RHEL.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 2/4.
Consequences of a hack: data reading, denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Attacker's origin: document.
Creation date: 20/06/2019.
Références of this announce: CVE-2019-8383, FEDORA-2019-b30b48200c, RHSA-2019:2332-01, VIGILANCE-VUL-29578.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can force a read at an invalid address via adv_png_unfilter_8() of AdvanceCOMP, in order to trigger a denial of service, or to obtain sensitive information.
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