Bug 1581262 (CVE-2018-11243)

Summary: CVE-2018-11243 upx: Double-free in PackLinuxElf64::unpack in p_lx_elf.cpp allows denial of service
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Andrej Nemec <anemec>
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Description Andrej Nemec 2018-05-22 12:35:22 UTC
PackLinuxElf64::unpack in p_lx_elf.cpp in UPX 3.95 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (double free), limit the ability of a malware scanner to operate on the entire original data, or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted file.



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Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2018-05-22 12:35:42 UTC
Created upx tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-7 [bug 1581263]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1581264]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-06-10 10:26:09 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.