CVE-2016-9841

NameCVE-2016-9841
Descriptioninffast.c in zlib 1.2.8 might allow context-dependent attackers to have unspecified impact by leveraging improper pointer arithmetic.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs847270

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
zlib (PTS)jessie1:1.2.8.dfsg-2vulnerable
stretch1:1.2.8.dfsg-5fixed
buster, sid1:1.2.11.dfsg-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
zlibsource(unstable)1:1.2.8.dfsg-4high847270

Notes

[jessie] - zlib <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - zlib <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://github.com/madler/zlib/commit/9aaec95e82117c1cb0f9624264c3618fc380cecb
Report: https://wiki.mozilla.org/images/0/09/Zlib-report.pdf

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