Bug 1324348 - w3m: denial of service with crafted html files
Summary: w3m: denial of service with crafted html files
Alias: None
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1324349 1324350 1336287
Blocks: 1324351
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2016-04-06 06:51 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-09-29 13:46 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2016-05-16 06:09:08 UTC

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Description Andrej Nemec 2016-04-06 06:51:22 UTC
A vulnerability was found in w3m package. A maliciously crafted html file opened with specific command could cause the application to crash.

Original bug report (reproducer attached):


Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2016-04-06 06:51:49 UTC
Created w3m tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1324349]
Affects: epel-7 [bug 1324350]

Comment 2 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2016-05-16 06:07:22 UTC
Created emacs-common-w3m tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-6 [bug 1336287]

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2016-05-16 19:06:17 UTC
w3m-0.5.3-20.el7 has been pushed to the Fedora EPEL 7 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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