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Vulnerability of MCPP: buffer overflow via do_msg

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a buffer overflow via do_msg() of MCPP, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Vulnerable software: openSUSE Leap, SLES.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Creation date: 25/03/2020.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CVE-2019-14274, openSUSE-SU-2020:0382-1, openSUSE-SU-2020:0391-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-31879.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a buffer overflow via do_msg() of MCPP, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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This vulnerability impacts software or systems such as openSUSE Leap, SLES.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this security announce is medium.

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

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer vulnerability note.

Solutions for this threat 

openSUSE Leap 15.1: new mcpp packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.1: mcpp 2.7.2-lp151.3.3.1

SUSE LE 15 SP1: new mcpp packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 SP1: mcpp 2.7.2-bp151.4.3.1
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