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computer vulnerability alert CVE-2018-20340

libu2f-host: buffer overflow

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a buffer overflow of libu2f-host, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Vulnerable products: Debian, openSUSE Leap, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Consequences of an attack: user access/rights, denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Hacker's origin: document.
Creation date: 11/02/2019.
Références of this bulletin: CVE-2018-20340, DSA-4389-1, openSUSE-SU-2019:0199-1, openSUSE-SU-2019:1475-1, SUSE-SU-2019:1340-1, SUSE-SU-2019:1749-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-28476.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a buffer overflow of libu2f-host, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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