Off-by-one Error Affecting systemd-udev package, versions <0:239-68.el8_7.1


0.0
medium

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-SYSTEMDUDEV-3097946
  • published 2 Nov 2022
  • disclosed 8 Jul 2022

How to fix?

Upgrade Centos:8 systemd-udev to version 0:239-68.el8_7.1 or higher.

NVD Description

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

An off-by-one Error issue was discovered in Systemd in format_timespan() function of time-util.c. An attacker could supply specific values for time and accuracy that leads to buffer overrun in format_timespan(), leading to a Denial of Service.