Bug 1641442 (CVE-2017-5731)

Summary: CVE-2017-5731 edk2: Privilege escalation via processing of malformed files in TianoCompress.c
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Sam Fowler <sfowler>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: berrange, crobinso, kraxel, lersek, pbonzini, philmd, virt-maint
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Bug Depends On: 1641444, 1641443, 1641445, 1666586    
Bug Blocks: 1641438    

Description Sam Fowler 2018-10-22 06:01:05 UTC
In EDK II, a vulnerability exists in TianoCompress.c (BaseTools/Source/C/TianoCompress) from github/tianocore/edk2. An authenticated attacker could exploit this via a crafted file to escalate privileges.

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Comment 1 Sam Fowler 2018-10-22 06:02:03 UTC
Created edk2 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1641444]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1641443]

Comment 4 errata-xmlrpc 2019-08-06 12:17:47 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2019:2125 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2125

Comment 5 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-08-06 13:20:08 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):