Bug 1421770 (CVE-2017-0359)

Summary: CVE-2017-0359 diffoscope: writes to arbitrary locations on disk based on the contents of an untrusted archive
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Martin Prpič <mprpic>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: dhiru, zbyszek
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Description Martin Prpič 2017-02-13 16:00:38 UTC
diffoscope may write to arbitrary locations on disk depending on the contents of an untrusted archive.

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Comment 1 Martin Prpič 2017-02-13 16:05:19 UTC
Created diffoscope tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1421774]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-06-08 03:07:34 UTC
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.