Bug 2211618 (CVE-2023-33461)

Summary: CVE-2023-33461 iniparser: NULL pointer cause crash in iniparser_getboolean
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Sandipan Roy <saroy>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact:
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Priority: medium    
Version: unspecifiedCC: asn
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
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A flaw was found in iniparser which could lead to a NULL Pointer Dereference in the iniparser_getlongint function, which misses check NULL for function iniparser_getstring's return.
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Last Closed: 2023-06-02 01:46:34 UTC Type: ---
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Bug Depends On: 2211620, 2211621, 2211622    
Bug Blocks: 2211586    

Description Sandipan Roy 2023-06-01 08:58:55 UTC
iniparser v4.1 is vulnerable to NULL Pointer Dereference in function iniparser_getlongint which misses check NULL for function iniparser_getstring's return.


Comment 1 Sandipan Roy 2023-06-01 09:00:27 UTC
Created iniparser tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-8 [bug 2211620]
Affects: fedora-37 [bug 2211621]
Affects: fedora-38 [bug 2211622]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2023-06-02 01:46:33 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):