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computer vulnerability bulletin CVE-2018-16790

libbson: out-of-bounds memory reading via _bson_iter_next_internal

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can force a read at an invalid address via _bson_iter_next_internal() of libbson, in order to trigger a denial of service, or to obtain sensitive information.
Vulnerable products: Fedora, MongoDB Server.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Consequences of a hack: data reading, denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Hacker's origin: document.
Creation date: 11/09/2018.
Références of this bulletin: CVE-2018-16790, FEDORA-2018-2062cd7548, FEDORA-2018-77d864ff39, VIGILANCE-VUL-27198.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can force a read at an invalid address via _bson_iter_next_internal() of libbson, in order to trigger a denial of service, or to obtain sensitive information.
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