CentOS Update for lzo CESA-2014:0861 centos7

Published: 2014-09-10 04:20:14
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Technical Details:
LZO is a portable lossless data compression library written in ANSI C. An integer overflow flaw was found in the way the lzo library decompressed certain archives compressed with the LZO algorithm. An attacker could create a specially crafted LZO-compressed input that, when decompressed by an application using the lzo library, would cause that application to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2014-4607) Red Hat would like to thank Don A. Bailey from Lab Mouse Security for reporting this issue. All lzo users are advised to upgrade to these updated Linux Distribution Packages, which contain a backported patch to correct this issue. For the update to take effect, all services linked to the lzo library must be restarted or the system rebooted.

Affected Versions:
lzo on CentOS 7

Recommendations:
Please install the updated Linux Distribution Packages.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'lzo' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-4607

References:

http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2014-July/020406.html

Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0
Published
2014-09-10
Modified
2019-03-15
Category
CentOS Local Security Checks

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