Bug 1477556 (CVE-2017-12142)

Summary: CVE-2017-12142 ytnef: invalid memory read in SwapDWord function
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Adam Mariš <amaris>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: andreas.bierfert, itamar, ppisar, sheltren
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Bug Depends On: 1477560, 1477561, 1477562    
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Description Adam Mariš 2017-08-02 11:43:37 UTC
In ytnef 1.9.2, an invalid memory read vulnerability was found in the
function SwapDWord in ytnef.c, which allows attackers to cause a denial
of service via a crafted file.

Upstream bug:

https://github.com/Yeraze/ytnef/issues/49

Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2017-08-02 11:49:10 UTC
Created libytnef tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1477561]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1477562]


Created ytnef tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1477560]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-06-08 03:19:51 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.