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Vulnerability of blktrace: buffer overflow via dev_map_read

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a buffer overflow via dev_map_read() of blktrace, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Impacted systems: Fedora, openSUSE Leap, RHEL, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Creation date: 20/08/2018.
Références of this alert: CVE-2018-10689, FEDORA-2018-775d96b54b, FEDORA-2018-c75a37ae9b, openSUSE-SU-2019:1224-1, RHSA-2019:2162-01, SUSE-SU-2019:0919-1, SUSE-SU-2020:2942-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-27041.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a buffer overflow via dev_map_read() of blktrace, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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This computer threat note impacts software or systems such as Fedora, openSUSE Leap, RHEL, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this weakness alert 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 weakness note.

Solutions for this threat 

Fedora: new blktrace packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 27: blktrace 1.2.0-6.fc27
  Fedora 28: blktrace 1.2.0-6.fc28

openSUSE Leap 15.0: new blktrace packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.0: blktrace 1.1.0+git.20170126-lp150.2.3.1

RHEL 7: new blktrace packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 7: blktrace 1.0.5-9.el7

SUSE LE 12 SP5: new blktrace packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP5: blktrace 1.0.5-8.5.74

SUSE LE 15: new blktrace packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 RTM: blktrace 1.1.0+git.20170126-3.3.28
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