Advisories ยป MGASA-2020-0032

Updated ming packages fix security vulnerabilities

Publication date: 11 Jan 2020
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases : 7
CVE: CVE-2018-7866 , CVE-2018-7873 , CVE-2018-7876 , CVE-2018-9009 , CVE-2018-9132


The updated packages fix security vulnerabilities:

A NULL pointer dereference was discovered in newVar3 in util/decompile.c
in libming 0.4.8. The vulnerability causes a segmentation fault and
application crash, which leads to denial of service. (CVE-2018-7866)

There is a heap-based buffer overflow in the getString function of
util/decompile.c in libming 0.4.8 for INTEGER data. A Crafted input
will lead to a denial of service attack. (CVE-2018-7873)

In libming 0.4.8, a memory exhaustion vulnerability was found in the
function parseSWF_ACTIONRECORD in util/parser.c, which allows remote
attackers to cause a denial of service via a crafted file.

In libming 0.4.8, there is a use-after-free in the decompileJUMP function
of the decompile.c file. (CVE-2018-9009)

libming 0.4.8 has a NULL pointer dereference in the getInt function of the
decompile.c file. Remote attackers could leverage this vulnerability to
cause a denial of service via a crafted swf file. (CVE-2018-9132)