Bug 1956868 (CVE-2020-36332)

Summary: CVE-2020-36332 libwebp: excessive memory allocation when reading a file
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz <gsuckevi>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact:
Severity: medium Docs Contact:
Priority: medium    
Version: unspecifiedCC: erack, jgrulich, jhorak, kaycoth, manisandro, stransky, tpopela, tuxator, vmugicag
Target Milestone: ---Keywords: Security
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Fixed In Version: libwebp 1.0.1 Doc Type: If docs needed, set a value
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A flaw was found in libwebp. When reading a file libwebp allocates an excessive amount of memory. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to the service availability.
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Last Closed: 2021-11-10 01:52:23 UTC Type: ---
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Bug Depends On: 1962004, 1962005, 1961603, 1961604, 1961978, 1961979    
Bug Blocks: 1940150, 1956995    

Description Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2021-05-04 14:52:29 UTC
A flaw was found in libwebp in versions before 1.0.1 in the way it read the contents of a file without limiting memory allocation.


Comment 5 errata-xmlrpc 2021-11-09 17:50:25 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

Via RHSA-2021:4231 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2021:4231

Comment 6 Product Security DevOps Team 2021-11-10 01:52:21 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):