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vulnerability announce CVE-2018-18928

ICU: integer overflow via number-impl-DecimalQuantity-toScientificString

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can generate an integer overflow via number::impl::DecimalQuantity::toScientificString() of ICU, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Impacted software: Fedora.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 2/4.
Consequences of a hack: user access/rights, denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Attacker's origin: document.
Creation date: 09/11/2018.
Références of this announce: CVE-2018-18928, FEDORA-2018-db05d9982f, VIGILANCE-VUL-27742.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can generate an integer overflow via number::impl::DecimalQuantity::toScientificString() of ICU, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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