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Vulnerability of Brotli: buffer overflow via One Shot Decompression Request

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a buffer overflow via One Shot Decompression Request of Brotli, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Vulnerable products: openSUSE Leap, Ubuntu.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Creation date: 30/09/2020.
Références of this bulletin: CVE-2020-8927, openSUSE-SU-2020:1578-1, USN-4568-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-33450.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a buffer overflow via One Shot Decompression Request of ...
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This threat announce impacts software or systems such as openSUSE Leap, Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this cybersecurity alert is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this security alert.

Solutions for this threat 

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