Bug 1388450 - (CVE-2016-9011) CVE-2016-9011 libwmf: Memory allocation failure in wmf_malloc
CVE-2016-9011 libwmf: Memory allocation failure in wmf_malloc
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
impact=low,public=20161018,reported=2...
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Depends On: 1388451
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Reported: 2016-10-25 07:48 EDT by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2016-10-25 08:05 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2016-10-25 07:51:18 EDT
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Description Andrej Nemec 2016-10-25 07:48:14 EDT
A memory allocation failure in function wmf_malloc in api.c was reported in libwmf. Opening a maliciously crafted file could cause the application to crash.

References:

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2016/q4/176

External References:

https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2016/10/18/libwmf-memory-allocation-failure-in-wmf_malloc-api-c/
Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2016-10-25 07:48:53 EDT
Created libwmf tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1388451]

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