CVE-2016-9841

HIGH

Description

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

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/cpujul2018-4258247.html

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

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039596

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=1402346

https://github.com/madler/zlib/commit/9aaec95e82117c1cb0f9624264c3618fc380cecb

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/03/msg00027.html

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-56

https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20171019-0001/

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

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-05-23

Updated: 2019-03-25

Type: CWE-189

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: CRITICAL