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vulnerability bulletin 19323

libmaxminddb: denial of service

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can generate a fatal error of libmaxminddb, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Creation date: 07/04/2016.
Références of this threat: FEDORA-2016-b05672c54f, FEDORA-2016-c14cf5e34a, VIGILANCE-VUL-19323.
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Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can generate a fatal error of libmaxminddb, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This security note impacts software or systems such as Fedora.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this threat announce 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 announce.

Solutions for this threat

Fedora: new libmaxminddb packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 22: libmaxminddb 1.2.0-1.fc22
  Fedora 23: libmaxminddb 1.2.0-1.fc23
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