Bug 1303861 - (CVE-2015-8790) CVE-2015-8790 libebml: the EbmlUnicodeString::UpdateFromUTF8 function leaks information
CVE-2015-8790 libebml: the EbmlUnicodeString::UpdateFromUTF8 function leaks i...
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
impact=low,public=20160114,reported=2...
: Security
: CVE-2016-1514 (view as bug list)
Depends On: 1303854 1303856
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Reported: 2016-02-02 04:22 EST by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2017-01-13 05:14 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: libebml 1.3.3
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Last Closed: 2017-01-13 03:41:21 EST
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Description Andrej Nemec 2016-02-02 04:22:08 EST
The EbmlUnicodeString::UpdateFromUTF8 function in libEBML before 1.3.3 allows context-dependent attackers to obtain sensitive information from process heap memory via a crafted UTF-8 string, which triggers an invalid memory access.

External references:

http://www.scip.ch/en/?vuldb.80728
https://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2015-8790

Upstream fix:

https://github.com/Matroska-Org/libebml/commit/ababb64e0c792ad2a314245233db0833ba12036b
Comment 1 Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski 2017-01-13 05:14:16 EST
*** Bug 1412629 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

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