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MGASA-2021-0320 - Updated hivex packages fix a security vulnerability

Publication date: 08 Jul 2021
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0320.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 7, 8
CVE: CVE-2021-3504

A flaw was found in the hivex library. It is caused due to a lack of bounds
check within the hivex_open function. An attacker could input a specially
crafted Windows Registry (hive) file which would cause hivex to read memory
beyond its normal bounds or cause the program to crash. The highest threat
from this vulnerability is to system availability (CVE-2021-3504).

References:
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=28925
- https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/thread/A5BNKNVYFL36P2GBEB5O36LHFRYU575H/
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-3504

SRPMS:
- 7/core/hivex-1.3.20-1.mga7
- 8/core/hivex-1.3.20-1.mga8

Mageia 2021-0320: hivex security update

A flaw was found in the hivex library

Summary

A flaw was found in the hivex library. It is caused due to a lack of bounds check within the hivex_open function. An attacker could input a specially crafted Windows Registry (hive) file which would cause hivex to read memory beyond its normal bounds or cause the program to crash. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to system availability (CVE-2021-3504).

References

- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=28925

- https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/thread/A5BNKNVYFL36P2GBEB5O36LHFRYU575H/

- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-3504

Resolution

MGASA-2021-0320 - Updated hivex packages fix a security vulnerability

SRPMS

- 7/core/hivex-1.3.20-1.mga7

- 8/core/hivex-1.3.20-1.mga8

Severity
Publication date: 08 Jul 2021
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0320.html
Type: security
CVE: CVE-2021-3504

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