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Vulnerability of iproute2: buffer overflow

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a buffer overflow of iproute2, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Impacted products: Ubuntu.
Severity of this bulletin: 1/4.
Creation date: 14/05/2020.
Références of this threat: CVE-2019-20795, USN-4357-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-32271.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a buffer overflow of iproute2, 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 Ubuntu.

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

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user shell.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer threat bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

Ubuntu: new iproute2 packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: iproute2 4.15.0-2ubuntu1.1

Wind River Linux: version 10.18.44.17.
The version 10.18.44.17 is fixed:
  https://support2.windriver.com/
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