Bug 1488335 (CVE-2017-14108)

Summary: CVE-2017-14108 gedit: CPU consumption via crafted file
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Adam Mariš <amaris>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: alexl, caillon+fedoraproject, christopher.brieger, gnome-sig, icq, rakesh.pandit, rhughes, rstrode, sandmann
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Description Adam Mariš 2017-09-05 07:56:46 UTC
libgedit.a in GNOME gedit through 3.22.1 allows remote attackers to
cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a file that begins with
many '\0' characters.



Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2017-09-05 07:57:17 UTC
Created gedit tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1488336]