Buffer Overflow Affecting librdkafka.redist package, versions [,1.4.0)


0.0
medium
  • Attack Complexity

    Low

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-DOTNET-LIBRDKAFKAREDIST-1316329

  • published

    15 Apr 2020

  • disclosed

    15 Apr 2020

  • credit

    Unknown

How to fix?

Upgrade librdkafka.redist to version 1.4.0 or higher.

Overview

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Buffer Overflow. In the SASL SCRAM protocol handler if sasl.username and sasl.password contained characters that needed escaping, a buffer overflow and heap corruption occurs. This is protected, but too late, by an assertion.

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