Bug 1418592 (CVE-2017-5835)

Summary: CVE-2017-5835 libplist: Memory allocation error
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Andrej Nemec <anemec>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: bnocera, cfergeau, pbrobinson, slawomir
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Bug Depends On: 1418597    
Bug Blocks: 1418595    

Description Andrej Nemec 2017-02-02 09:42:15 UTC
A vulnerability was found in libplist. There is a memory allocation error in bplist.c. A maliciously crafted file could cause the application to crash.

Upstream bug:

https://github.com/libimobiledevice/libplist/issues/88

Upstream patch:

https://github.com/libimobiledevice/libplist/commit/26061aac4ec75e7a4469a9aab9a424716223e5c4

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-02-02 09:54:46 UTC
Created libplist tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1418597]