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|Summary:||CVE-2013-0252 boost: Certain invalid UTF-8 sequences accepted as valid|
|Product:||[Other] Security Response||Reporter:||Jan Lieskovsky <jlieskov>|
|Component:||vulnerability||Assignee:||Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>|
|Status:||NEW ---||QA Contact:|
|Version:||unspecified||CC:||denis.arnaud_fedora, mnewsome, pertusus, redhat-bugzilla|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
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|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
|Bug Depends On:||907482|
Description Jan Lieskovsky 2013-02-04 09:20:03 EST
A security flaw was found in the way UTF-8 decoder of boost, set of free peer-reviewed portable C++ source libraries, performed validation of certain UTF-8 encoded sequences. If an application, linked against boost used the UTF-8 decoding routines for input validation (and depended at the results), an attacker could use this flaw to confuse the validator into (errorneously) accepting them as valid. Upstream bug report:  https://svn.boost.org/trac/boost/ticket/7743 Upstream advisory:  http://www.boost.org/users/news/boost_locale_security_notice.html Relevant upstream patch:  http://cppcms.com/files/locale/boost_locale_utf.patch References:  http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/02/04/1  http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/02/04/2
Comment 1 Jan Lieskovsky 2013-02-04 09:22:21 EST
This issue did NOT affect the versions of the boost package, as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6. -- This issue did NOT affect the version of the boost package, as shipped with Fedora release of 16. -- This issue affects the versions of the boost package, as shipped with Fedora release of 17 and 18. Please schedule an update. -- This issue did NOT affect the versions of the boost141 package, as shipped with Fedora release of 17 and Fedora EPEL 5.
Comment 2 Jan Lieskovsky 2013-02-04 09:23:06 EST
Created boost tracking bugs for this issue Affects: fedora-all [bug 907482]
Comment 3 Jan Lieskovsky 2013-02-04 09:24:41 EST
Statement: Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of boost as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2013-02-22 19:53:27 EST
boost-1.48.0-14.fc17 has been pushed to the Fedora 17 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2013-02-22 19:58:24 EST
boost-1.50.0-5.fc18 has been pushed to the Fedora 18 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.