This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.
1) Out-of-bounds read
CWE-125 – Out-of-bounds Read
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to cause DoS condition on the target system.
The vulnerability exists in the do_core_note function in readelf.c in libmagic.a due to an error when processing malicious input. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted crafted ELF file, trigger out-of-bounds read and cause the service to crash.
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Vulnerable software versions
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server – TUS:
Q & A
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.