Bug 1413901 (CVE-2017-5357) - CVE-2017-5357 ed: Invalid free in regex.c
Summary: CVE-2017-5357 ed: Invalid free in regex.c
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2017-5357
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: 1413902
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2017-01-17 09:40 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2021-02-17 02:46 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: ed 1.14.1
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Last Closed: 2017-01-17 09:41:19 UTC


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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-01-17 09:40:35 UTC
A vulnerability was found in GNU ed. An invalid free might occur while parsing specially crafted commands which will make the application crash.

References:

https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-ed/2017-01/msg00002.html
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2017/q1/70

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-01-17 09:40:57 UTC
Created ed tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1413902]

Comment 2 Andrej Nemec 2017-01-17 09:41:19 UTC
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Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having Low security impact. This issue is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates. For additional information, refer to the Issue Severity Classification: https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/.


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