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vulnerability announce CVE-2018-16864 CVE-2018-16865

systemd: memory corruption via alloca

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a memory corruption via alloca() of systemd, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Vulnerable systems: Debian, McAfee Web Gateway, openSUSE Leap, Oracle Communications, RHEL, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.
Severity of this threat: 2/4.
Consequences of an attack: administrator access/rights, denial of service on service.
Pirate's origin: user shell.
Number of vulnerabilities in this bulletin: 2.
Creation date: 10/01/2019.
Revision date: 10/05/2019.
Références of this weakness: cpuapr2019, CVE-2018-16864, CVE-2018-16865, DLA-1639-1, DSA-4367-1, DSA-4367-2, openSUSE-SU-2019:0097-1, openSUSE-SU-2019:0098-1, RHSA-2019:0049-01, RHSA-2019:0204-01, SB10276, SUSE-SU-2019:0053-1, SUSE-SU-2019:0054-1, SUSE-SU-2019:0054-2, SUSE-SU-2019:0135-1, SUSE-SU-2019:0137-1, USN-3855-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-28232.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a memory corruption via alloca() of systemd, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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