Bug 1399666 (CVE-2016-9425) - CVE-2016-9425 w3m: Segmentation fault due to write to lineBuf[-1] in addMultirowsForm
Summary: CVE-2016-9425 w3m: Segmentation fault due to write to lineBuf[-1] in addMulti...
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2016-9425
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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low
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1401423 1401424
Blocks: 1399744
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2016-11-29 14:34 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:00 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2017-03-21 09:11:10 UTC


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Description Andrej Nemec 2016-11-29 14:34:46 UTC
An out of bounds invalid write will occur while parsing malicously crafted input, crashing the w3m application.

Upstream bug:

https://github.com/tats/w3m/issues/21

Upstream fix:

https://github.com/tats/w3m/commit/4e464819dd360ffd3d58fa2a89216fe413cfcc74

References:

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2016/q4/321

Comment 1 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2016-12-05 08:51:31 UTC
Created w3m tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1401423]
Affects: epel-7 [bug 1401424]


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