Resource Exhaustion Affecting systemd-libs package, versions <0:239-45.el8_4.2


high

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity Low
    Availability High
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NVD
5.5 medium
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Red Hat
5.5 medium
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SUSE
5.5 medium

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-CENTOS8-SYSTEMDLIBS-2115970
  • published 26 Jul 2021
  • disclosed 20 Jul 2021

How to fix?

Upgrade Centos:8 systemd-libs to version 0:239-45.el8_4.2 or higher.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream systemd-libs package and not the systemd-libs package as distributed by Centos:8. See How to fix? for Centos:8 relevant fixed versions and status.

basic/unit-name.c in systemd prior to 246.15, 247.8, 248.5, and 249.1 has a Memory Allocation with an Excessive Size Value (involving strdupa and alloca for a pathname controlled by a local attacker) that results in an operating system crash.