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Vulnerability of iniParser: buffer overflow via iniparser_load

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a buffer overflow via iniparser_load() of iniParser, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Vulnerable systems: Fedora.
Severity of this threat: 3/4.
Creation date: 11/09/2018.
Références of this weakness: FEDORA-2018-9e60953b74, FEDORA-2018-a2316e0baf, VIGILANCE-VUL-27206.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a buffer overflow via iniparser_load() of iniParser, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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This computer weakness impacts software or systems such as Fedora.

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

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 threat.

Solutions for this threat 

Fedora: new iniparser packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 27: iniparser 4.0-7.20160821git.fc27
  Fedora 28: iniparser 4.0-7.20160821git.fc28
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