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Vulnerability of Ming: buffer overflow via getString

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a buffer overflow via getString() of Ming, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Vulnerable software: Debian, Fedora.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Creation date: 28/05/2018.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CVE-2018-7873, DLA-1386-1, FEDORA-2019-03aa4f746c, FEDORA-2019-5139453028, VIGILANCE-VUL-26233.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a buffer overflow via getString() of Ming, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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This threat note impacts software or systems such as Debian, Fedora.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this cybersecurity note 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 vulnerability note.

Solutions for this threat 

Debian 7: new ming packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 7: ming 1:0.4.4-1.1+deb7u9

Fedora: new ming packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 29: ming 0.4.9-0.2.20181112git5009802.fc29
  Fedora 30: ming 0.4.9-0.2.20181112git5009802.fc30
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