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CVE-2018-16865 Detail

Description

An allocation of memory without limits, that could result in the stack clashing with another memory region, was discovered in systemd-journald when many entries are sent to the journal socket. A local attacker, or a remote one if systemd-journal-remote is used, may use this flaw to crash systemd-journald or execute code with journald privileges. Versions through v240 are vulnerable.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/11/2019

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/106525
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:0049
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2018-16865
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3855-1/
https://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4367
https://www.qualys.com/2019/01/09/system-down/system-down.txt

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-16865
NVD Published Date:
01/11/2019
NVD Last Modified:
01/15/2019