Bug 1388771 (CVE-2016-8863) - CVE-2016-8863 libupnp: Heap buffer overflow in the create_url_list function
Summary: CVE-2016-8863 libupnp: Heap buffer overflow in the create_url_list function
Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2016-8863
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability   
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Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1388773 1388774
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Reported: 2016-10-26 07:36 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2018-04-30 22:14 UTC (History)
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Description Andrej Nemec 2016-10-26 07:36:03 UTC
A heap buffer overflow vulnerability was found in libupnp. This vulnerability might allow for a wide range of impacts, from denial of service to remote code execution.

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Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2016-10-26 07:36:44 UTC
Created libupnp tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1388773]
Affects: epel-7 [bug 1388774]

Comment 2 Dario Castellarin 2017-01-20 01:13:28 UTC
libupnp 1.6.21 is out, which fixes this issue among others: http://pupnp.sourceforge.net/ChangeLog

Comment 3 Dario Castellarin 2017-01-24 19:41:22 UTC

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