Bug 1312905 - gzip: Double free or corruption in zcat
gzip: Double free or corruption in zcat
Status: CLOSED INSUFFICIENT_DATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
impact=moderate,public=20160225,repor...
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Depends On: 1312906
Blocks: 1312907
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Reported: 2016-02-29 08:46 EST by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2016-05-19 08:27 EDT (History)
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Description Adam Mariš 2016-02-29 08:46:11 EST
Possible double free vulnerability was found in zcat when performing lsinitramfs on initrd which includes Intel microcode.

Debian bug:

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=816154
Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2016-02-29 08:46:29 EST
Created gzip tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1312906]
Comment 7 Cedric Buissart 2016-05-19 08:27:05 EDT
So far, all attempts by Red Hat Product Security to reproduce this issue have failed and all the currently available information has been exhausted.
Thus, this issue will be closed as "INSUFFICIENT_DATA" until further information becomes available. 
If you have additional information, please contact us via secalert@redhat.com"

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