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MGASA-2022-0433 - Updated sysstat packages fix security vulnerability

Publication date: 18 Nov 2022
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2022-0433.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 8
CVE: CVE-2022-39377

On 32 bit systems, in versions 9.1.16 and newer but prior to 12.7.1,
allocate_structures contains a size_t overflow in sa_common.c. The
allocate_structures function insufficiently checks bounds before
arithmetic multiplication, allowing for an overflow in the size allocated
for the buffer representing system activities. This issue may lead to
Remote Code Execution (RCE). (CVE-2022-39377)

References:
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=31120
- https://www.debian.org/lts/security/2022/dla-3188
- - https://github.com/sysstat/sysstat/security/advisories/GHSA-q8r6-g56f-9w7x
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2022-39377

SRPMS:
- 8/core/sysstat-12.5.2-1.1.mga8

Mageia 2022-0433: sysstat security update

On 32 bit systems, in versions 9.1.16 and newer but prior to 12.7.1, allocate_structures contains a size_t overflow in sa_common.c

Summary

On 32 bit systems, in versions 9.1.16 and newer but prior to 12.7.1, allocate_structures contains a size_t overflow in sa_common.c. The allocate_structures function insufficiently checks bounds before arithmetic multiplication, allowing for an overflow in the size allocated for the buffer representing system activities. This issue may lead to Remote Code Execution (RCE). (CVE-2022-39377)

References

- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=31120

- https://www.debian.org/lts/security/2022/dla-3188

- - https://github.com/sysstat/sysstat/security/advisories/GHSA-q8r6-g56f-9w7x

- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2022-39377

Resolution

MGASA-2022-0433 - Updated sysstat packages fix security vulnerability

SRPMS

- 8/core/sysstat-12.5.2-1.1.mga8

Severity
Publication date: 18 Nov 2022
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2022-0433.html
Type: security
CVE: CVE-2022-39377

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