Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1293639
mono: Converting specially crafted string to float causes crash and possible code execution [fedora-all]
Last modified: 2016-11-24 09:36:01 EST
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mono-4.0.5-2.fc23 has been submitted as an update to Fedora 23. https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2015-6dec4e6d5f
mono-4.0.5-2.fc23 has been pushed to the Fedora 23 testing repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
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instructions on how to install test updates.
You can provide feedback for this update here: https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2015-6dec4e6d5f
mono-4.0.5-2.fc23 has been pushed to the Fedora 23 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Mono in Fedora Rawhide has now been updated to 4.2.1, which fixes the security issue for Fedora Rawhide as well.
For Fedora 22, Mono 2.10, there are probably far too many security issues, and it fails to build. https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1222814
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