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computer vulnerability announce CVE-2018-16866

systemd: out-of-bounds memory reading via Colon Log Messages

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can force a read at an invalid address via Colon Log Messages of systemd, in order to trigger a denial of service, or to obtain sensitive information.
Impacted products: Debian, openSUSE Leap, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: data reading, denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Hacker's origin: user shell.
Creation date: 14/01/2019.
Revision date: 10/05/2019.
Références of this threat: CVE-2018-16866, DSA-4367-1, DSA-4367-2, openSUSE-SU-2019:0097-1, openSUSE-SU-2019:0098-1, SUSE-SU-2019:0135-1, SUSE-SU-2019:0137-1, USN-3855-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-28257.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can force a read at an invalid address via Colon Log Messages of systemd, in order to trigger a denial of service, or to obtain sensitive information.
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