Bug 1511023 (CVE-2017-15101)

Summary: CVE-2017-15101 liblouis: incomplete fix for CVE-2014-8184
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Raphael Sanchez Prudencio <rasanche>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: martin.gieseking, rmatos
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Fixed In Version: liblouis 2.5.4 Doc Type: If docs needed, set a value
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A missing fix for one stack-based buffer overflow in findTable() for CVE-2014-8184 was discovered. An attacker could cause denial of service or potentially allow arbitrary code execution.
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Bug Depends On: 1511027, 1511028    
Bug Blocks: 1488949    

Description Raphael Sanchez Prudencio 2017-11-08 14:50:33 UTC
Incomplete fix of CVE-2014-8184: one possible stack-based buffer overflow missed in CVE-2014-8184 fix.

Comment 1 Raphael Sanchez Prudencio 2017-11-08 14:52:19 UTC
Acknowledgments:

Name: Samuel Thibault

Comment 3 Raphael Sanchez Prudencio 2017-11-08 15:12:04 UTC
Proposed patch by Samuel Thibault: https://github.com/liblouis/liblouis/files/1439794/CVE-2014-8184-fix.txt

Comment 4 errata-xmlrpc 2017-12-05 14:21:47 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2017:3384 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3384