Bug 1380467 - CVE-2016-5180 mingw-c-ares: c-ares: Single byte out of buffer write [epel-6]
Summary: CVE-2016-5180 mingw-c-ares: c-ares: Single byte out of buffer write [epel-6]
Alias: None
Product: Fedora EPEL
Classification: Fedora
Component: mingw-c-ares
Version: el6
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: František Dvořák
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: CVE-2016-5180
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2016-09-29 16:32 UTC by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2016-09-30 03:06 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Release Note
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2016-09-30 03:06:23 UTC
Type: ---

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Description Adam Mariš 2016-09-29 16:32:19 UTC
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Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2016-09-29 16:32:25 UTC
Use the following template to for the 'fedpkg update' request to submit an
update for this issue as it contains the top-level parent bug(s) as well as
this tracking bug.  This will ensure that all associated bugs get updated
when new packages are pushed to stable.


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# testing, stable

# Bug numbers: 1234,9876

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notes=Security fix for CVE-2016-5180

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Comment 2 František Dvořák 2016-09-29 18:56:04 UTC
mingw-c-ares is not packaged in EPEL 6. I think the fix is supposed to be in EPEL 7?

Comment 3 Doran Moppert 2016-09-30 03:06:23 UTC
(In reply to František Dvořák from comment #2)
> mingw-c-ares is not packaged in EPEL 6. I think the fix is supposed to be in
> EPEL 7?

This is correct - I have opened a new tracker as bug 1380576, closing this one as NOTABUG.

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