Threat Encyclopedia

RHSA-2021:1702-Security Advisory

Description

The vulnerabilities in the following products could cause the system to become vulnerable to malicious security attack: brotli

Analysis

Brotli is a generic-purpose lossless compression algorithm that compresses data using a combination of a modern variant of the LZ77 algorithm, Huffman coding and 2nd order context modeling, with a compression ratio comparable to the best currently available general-purpose compression methods. It is similar in speed with deflate but offers more dense compression. Security Fix(es): brotli: buffer overflow when input chunk is larger than 2GiB (CVE-2020-8927) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section. Additional Changes: For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.4 Release Notes linked from the References section. SolutionFor details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes described in this advisory, refer to:https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

Affected Products

brotli

CVE References

CVE-2020-8927