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CVE-2016-9840 Detail

Current Description

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

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-12/msg00127.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2017-01/msg00050.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2017-01/msg00053.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/12/05/21 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
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 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039427
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=1402345 Issue Tracking Patch
https://github.com/madler/zlib/commit/6a043145ca6e9c55184013841a67b2fef87e44c0 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/03/msg00027.html
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-56 Third Party Advisory
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 Exploit Technical Description Third Party Advisory
https://wiki.mozilla.org/MOSS/Secure_Open_Source/Completed#zlib Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-189 Numeric Errors NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:zlib:1.2.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:leap:42.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:leap:42.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:opensuse:13.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-9840
NVD Published Date:
05/23/2017
NVD Last Modified:
03/24/2019