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Bug 1462784 - CVE-2015-3254 thrift: Infinite recursion via vectors involving the skip function [fedora-all]
CVE-2015-3254 thrift: Infinite recursion via vectors involving the skip funct...
Status: NEW
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: thrift (Show other bugs)
Unspecified Unspecified
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Will Benton
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
: Security, SecurityTracking
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Blocks: CVE-2015-3254
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Reported: 2017-06-19 10:14 EDT by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2017-06-28 18:29 EDT (History)
3 users (show)

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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-06-19 10:14:25 EDT
This is an automatically created tracking bug!  It was created to ensure
that one or more security vulnerabilities are fixed in affected versions
of fedora-all.

For comments that are specific to the vulnerability please use bugs filed
against the "Security Response" product referenced in the "Blocks" field.

For more information see:

When submitting as an update, use the fedpkg template provided in the next
comment(s).  This will include the bug IDs of this tracking bug as well as
the relevant top-level CVE bugs.

Please also mention the CVE IDs being fixed in the RPM changelog and the
fedpkg commit message.

NOTE: this issue affects multiple supported versions of Fedora. While only
one tracking bug has been filed, please correct all affected versions at
the same time.  If you need to fix the versions independent of each other,
you may clone this bug as appropriate.
Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-06-19 10:14:30 EDT
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.


# bugfix, security, enhancement, newpackage (required)

# testing, stable

# Bug numbers: 1234,9876

# Description of your update
notes=Security fix for [PUT CVEs HERE]

# Enable request automation based on the stable/unstable karma thresholds

# Automatically close bugs when this marked as stable

# Suggest that users restart after update


Additionally, you may opt to use the bodhi web interface to submit updates:
Comment 2 Christopher Tubbs 2017-06-28 18:29:08 EDT
Not sure if this is going to get fixed in F25. It's very difficult to update thrift to newer versions without breaking everyone who uses it. Thrift is not stable enough between upstream versions. I'm not sure fixing this is worth disrupting other users.

A selective patch to backport the fix might be okay, rather than an update to a newer version of thrift... but I doubt such a patch would apply easily. It is likely that too much code has changed.

F26 has been updated to 0.10.0, which contains the fix for this bug.

As a co-maintainer for thrift, I'm inclined to close this as "NEXTRELEASE", but will defer to the primary POC.

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