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Vulnerability of Liblouis: out-of-bounds memory reading via matchCurrentInput

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can force a read at an invalid address via matchCurrentInput() of Liblouis, in order to trigger a denial of service, or to obtain sensitive information.
Impacted systems: Fedora, openSUSE Leap, Solaris, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Creation date: 03/10/2018.
Références of this alert: CVE-2018-17294, FEDORA-2018-70fac49405, FEDORA-2018-9a09435935, openSUSE-SU-2019:1160-1, SUSE-SU-2019:0795-1, SUSE-SU-2019:13994-1, USN-3782-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-27395.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can force a read at an invalid address via matchCurrentInput() of Liblouis, in order to trigger a denial of service, or to obtain sensitive information.
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This computer threat bulletin impacts software or systems such as Fedora, openSUSE Leap, Solaris, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this security threat 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 computer vulnerability alert.

Solutions for this threat 

Fedora: new liblouis packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 27: liblouis 2.6.2-13.fc27
  Fedora 28: liblouis 2.6.2-16.fc28

openSUSE Leap 15.0: new liblouis packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.0: liblouis 3.3.0-lp150.3.3.1

Oracle Solaris: patch for third party software of October 2019 v2.
A patch is available:
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=1448883.1

SUSE LE 11 SP4: new liblouis packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 11 SP4: liblouis 1.7.0-1.3.16.1

SUSE LE 15: new liblouis packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 RTM: liblouis 3.3.0-4.5.1

Ubuntu: new liblouis packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: liblouis14 3.5.0-1ubuntu0.3
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: liblouis9 2.6.4-2ubuntu0.4
  Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: liblouis2 2.5.3-2ubuntu1.5
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