Bug 1568185 (CVE-2018-3849)

Summary: CVE-2018-3849 cfitsio: Stack-based buffer overflow in ffghtb() allows for potential code execution
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Sam Fowler <sfowler>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact:
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Version: unspecifiedCC: ccoleman, dedgar, dmcphers, jgoulding, orion, rhel8-maint, sergio.pasra
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Fixed In Version: cfitsio 3.43 Doc Type: If docs needed, set a value
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Bug Depends On: 1568186, 1568187, 1568188, 1568189    
Bug Blocks: 1563918    

Description Sam Fowler 2018-04-17 00:03:18 UTC
CFITSIO through version 3.42 has a stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability in the ffghtb() function that can potentially allow an attacker to execute code via a crafted FIT image file.

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Comment 1 Sam Fowler 2018-04-17 00:12:07 UTC
Created cfitsio tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1568189]
Affects: epel-all [bug 1568186]

Comment 3 Product Security DevOps Team 2020-05-20 21:17:22 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):