Huawei EulerOS: Security Advisory for zlib (EulerOS-SA-2019-2704)

Published: 2020-01-23 13:14:55
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

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

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the Huawei EulerOS 'zlib' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the EulerOS-SA-2019-2704 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
inftrees.c in zlib 1.2.8 might allow context-dependent attackers to have unspecified impact by leveraging improper pointer arithmetic.(CVE-2016-9840) inffast.c in zlib 1.2.8 might allow context-dependent attackers to have unspecified impact by leveraging improper pointer arithmetic.(CVE-2016-9841) The inflateMark function in inflate.c in zlib 1.2.8 might allow context-dependent attackers to have unspecified impact via vectors involving left shifts of negative integers.(CVE-2016-9842) The crc32_big function in crc32.c in zlib 1.2.8 might allow context-dependent attackers to have unspecified impact via vectors involving big-endian CRC calculation.(CVE-2016-9843)

Affected Versions:
'zlib' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Huawei EulerOS V2.0SP5.

Recommendations:
Please install the updated Linux Distribution Package(s).

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

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

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-9840
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-9841
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-9842
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-9843

References:

https://developer.huaweicloud.com/ict/en/site-euleros/euleros/security-advisories/EulerOS-SA-2019-2704

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5

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