Vulnerability CVE-2016-9840


Published: 2017-05-23

Description:
inftrees.c in zlib 1.2.8 might allow context-dependent attackers to have unspecified impact by leveraging improper pointer arithmetic.

Type:

CWE-189

(Numeric Errors)

Vendor: Opensuse
Product: LEAP 
Version: 42.2; 42.1;
Product: Opensuse 
Version: 13.2;
Vendor: Opensuse project
Product: LEAP 
Version: 42.2;
Product: Opensuse 
Version: 13.2;
Vendor: Novell
Product: LEAP 
Version: 42.1;
Vendor: GNU
Product: ZLIB 
Version: 1.2.8;

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.8/10
6.4/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial

 References:
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-12/msg00127.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2017-01/msg00050.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2017-01/msg00053.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/12/05/21
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2017-3236626.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2018-4428296.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/95131
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039427
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1220
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1221
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1222
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2999
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3046
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3047
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3453
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1402345
https://github.com/madler/zlib/commit/6a043145ca6e9c55184013841a67b2fef87e44c0
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/03/msg00027.html
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-56
https://support.apple.com/HT208112
https://support.apple.com/HT208113
https://support.apple.com/HT208115
https://support.apple.com/HT208144
https://wiki.mozilla.org/images/0/09/Zlib-report.pdf
https://wiki.mozilla.org/MOSS/Secure_Open_Source/Completed#zlib

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