Integer Overflow or Wraparound Affecting libcap package, versions <0:2.48-5.el8_8



    Attack Complexity Low
    Confidentiality High
    Integrity High
    Availability High

    Threat Intelligence

    EPSS 0.05% (19th percentile)
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7.8 high
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4.4 medium
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Red Hat
7.8 high

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-ORACLE8-LIBCAP-5836451
  • published 10 Aug 2023
  • disclosed 6 Jun 2023

How to fix?

Upgrade Oracle:8 libcap to version 0:2.48-5.el8_8 or higher.
This issue was patched in ELSA-2023-4524.

NVD Description

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

A vulnerability was found in libcap. This issue occurs in the _libcap_strdup() function and can lead to an integer overflow if the input string is close to 4GiB.