CVE-2016-9842

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2016-09-06
Bugzilla:
1402348: CVE-2016-9842 zlib: Undefined left shift of negative number

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The inflateMark function in inflate.c in zlib 1.2.8 might allow context-dependent attackers to have unspecified impact via vectors involving left shifts of negative integers.

Find out more about CVE-2016-9842 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 3.3
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Low

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.8.0-oracle) RHSA-2017:2999 2017-10-23
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.7.1-ibm) RHSA-2017:1221 2017-05-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.8.0-ibm) RHSA-2017:1220 2017-05-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2017:1222 2017-05-10
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2017:3046 2017-10-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 7) (java-1.8.0-ibm) RHSA-2017:1220 2017-05-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 7) (java-1.7.1-ibm) RHSA-2017:1221 2017-05-10
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2017:3046 2017-10-24
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2017:3047 2017-10-24
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.8.0-oracle) RHSA-2017:2999 2017-10-23
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2017:3047 2017-10-24
Red Hat Satellite 5.8 (RHEL v.6) (java-1.8.0-ibm) RHSA-2017:3453 2017-12-13

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 3.0 zlib Not affected
Red Hat JBoss EWS 2 zlib Not affected
Red Hat JBoss EWS 1 zlib Not affected
Red Hat JBoss EAP 6 zlib Not affected
Red Hat JBoss EAP 5 zlib Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 zlib Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 zlib Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 zlib Not affected

External References

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