CVE-2016-9841 Detail

Current Description

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


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/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 Patch  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2018-4258247.html
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
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039596
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=1402346 Issue Tracking 
https://github.com/madler/zlib/commit/9aaec95e82117c1cb0f9624264c3618fc380cecb Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/03/msg00027.html
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/01/msg00030.html
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-56 Third Party Advisory 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202007-54
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20171019-0001/
https://support.apple.com/HT208112
https://support.apple.com/HT208113
https://support.apple.com/HT208115
https://support.apple.com/HT208144
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4246-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4292-1/
https://wiki.mozilla.org/MOSS/Secure_Open_Source/Completed#zlib Third Party Advisory 
https://wiki.mozilla.org/images/0/09/Zlib-report.pdf Exploit  Technical Description  Third Party Advisory 
https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpujul2020.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-9841
NVD Published Date:
05/23/2017
NVD Last Modified:
07/28/2020
Source:
MITRE