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Vulnerability of Ming: integer overflow

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate an integer overflow of Ming, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Impacted products: Debian, Fedora.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Creation date: 07/06/2017.
Références of this threat: CVE-2017-8782, DLA-980-1, FEDORA-2018-38a0e1e6f5, FEDORA-2018-8be89d9ad6, VIGILANCE-VUL-22911.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate an integer overflow of Ming, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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This computer vulnerability note impacts software or systems such as Debian, Fedora.

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

Solutions for this threat 

Debian: new ming packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 7: ming 1:0.4.4-1.1+deb7u3

Fedora: new ming packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 26: ming 0.4.8-2.fc26
  Fedora 27: ming 0.4.8-5.fc27
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