|Bugzilla:||859051: CVE-2013-4391 systemd: Integer overflow, leading to heap-based buffer overflow by processing native messages|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
Integer overflow in the valid_user_field function in journal/journald-native.c in systemd allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a large journal data field, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.
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Red Hat security errata
This issue was discovered by Florian Weimer of the Red Hat Product Security Team.
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