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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-9842

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.
Publish Date : 2017-05-23 Last Update Date : 2022-08-16
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2017:2999: java-1.8.0-oracle security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20172999 unix
RHSA-2017:3046: java-1.7.0-oracle security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20173046 unix
RHSA-2017:3047: java-1.6.0-sun security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20173047 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-9842

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Apple Iphone Os * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Apple Mac Os X * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Apple Tvos * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Apple Watchos * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 16.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 18.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application GNU Zlib * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Nodejs Node.js * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Nodejs Node.js * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Opensuse Leap 42.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Opensuse Leap 42.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Opensuse Opensuse 13.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Oracle Database Server 18C * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Oracle JDK 1.6.0 Update161 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Oracle JDK 1.7.0 Update151 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Oracle JDK 1.8.0 Update144 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Oracle JRE 1.6.0 Update161 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Oracle JRE 1.7.0 Update151 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Oracle JRE 1.8.0 Update144 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Oracle Mysql * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Eus 7.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Eus 7.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Redhat Satellite 5.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apple Iphone Os 1
Apple Mac Os X 1
Apple Tvos 1
Apple Watchos 1
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 2
Debian Debian Linux 1
GNU Zlib 1
Nodejs Node.js 2
Opensuse Leap 2
Opensuse Opensuse 1
Oracle Database Server 1
Oracle JDK 3
Oracle JRE 3
Oracle Mysql 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux Eus 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 2
Redhat Satellite 1

- References For CVE-2016-9842
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20200129 [SECURITY] [DLA 2085-1] zlib security update
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20190324 [SECURITY] [DLA 1725-1] rsync security update
REDHAT RHSA-2017:3046
REDHAT RHSA-2017:1222
REDHAT RHSA-2017:3453
REDHAT RHSA-2017:2999
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:3202
SECTRACK 1039427
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2017:0077
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2017:0080
MLIST [oss-security] 20161205 Re: CVE Request: zlib security issues found during audit
REDHAT RHSA-2017:1221
BID 95131 zlib Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities Release Date:2017-06-22 CONFIRM CONFIRM
GENTOO GLSA-201701-56

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-9842

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