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Vulnerability of PSPP: buffer overflow via read_bytes_internal

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a buffer overflow via read_bytes_internal() of PSPP, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Vulnerable software: Fedora, openSUSE Leap, SLES.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Creation date: 18/02/2019.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CVE-2018-20230, FEDORA-2019-817ff2201f, openSUSE-SU-2019:0198-1, openSUSE-SU-2019:0212-1, openSUSE-SU-2019:0240-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-28531.

Description of the vulnerability 

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

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this cybersecurity 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 threat bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

Fedora 29: new pspp packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 29: pspp 1.2.0-2.fc29

openSUSE Leap 15.0: new pspp packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.0: pspp 1.2.0-lp150.2.3.1

openSUSE Leap 42.3: new pspp packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 42.3: pspp 1.2.0-11.1

SUSE LE 15: new pspp packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 RTM: pspp 1.2.0-bp150.3.3.1
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