The Vigil@nce team watches public vulnerabilities impacting your computers, and then offers security solutions, a vigilance database and tools to fix them.

Vulnerability of libass: buffer overflow via parse_tag

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a buffer overflow via parse_tag() of libass, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Vulnerable software: openSUSE Leap, SLES.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Creation date: 20/05/2021.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CVE-2020-24994, openSUSE-SU-2021:0773-1, SUSE-SU-2021:1664-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-35497.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a buffer overflow via parse_tag() of libass, in order to...
Full bulletin, software filtering, emails, fixes, ... (Request your free trial)

This computer weakness note impacts software or systems such as openSUSE Leap, SLES.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this security bulletin 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 weakness announce.

Solutions for this threat 

Solutions for this vulnerability are not yet public.
Full bulletin, software filtering, emails, fixes, ... (Request your free trial)

Computer vulnerabilities tracking service 

Vigil@nce provides a computers vulnerabilities bulletin. The technology watch team tracks security threats targeting the computer system.