Bug 2251698 (CVE-2022-43607)

Summary: CVE-2022-43607 openbabel: Open Babel MOL2 format attribute and value out-of-bounds write vulnerability
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Avinash Hanwate <ahanwate>
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Description Avinash Hanwate 2023-11-27 09:17:35 UTC
An out-of-bounds write vulnerability exists in the MOL2 format attribute and value functionality of Open Babel 3.1.1 and master commit 530dbfa3. A specially crafted malformed file can lead to arbitrary code execution. An attacker can provide a malicious file to trigger this vulnerability.

Comment 1 Avinash Hanwate 2023-11-27 09:17:58 UTC
Created openbabel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 2251699]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 2251700]