Vulnerability CVE-2016-9842


Published: 2017-05-23

Description:
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.

Type:

CWE-189

(Numeric Errors)

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
Affected software
Opensuse project -> Opensuse 
Opensuse project -> LEAP 
Opensuse -> LEAP 
Opensuse -> Opensuse 
Novell -> LEAP 
GNU -> ZLIB 

 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=1402348
https://github.com/madler/zlib/commit/e54e1299404101a5a9d0cf5e45512b543967f958
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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