Bug 1466431 - (CVE-2017-9847) CVE-2017-9847 rb_libtorrent: Heap-buffer overflow in bdecode function
CVE-2017-9847 rb_libtorrent: Heap-buffer overflow in bdecode function
Status: NEW
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
impact=low,public=20170623,reported=2...
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Depends On: 1466433 1466432
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Reported: 2017-06-29 11:03 EDT by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2017-06-29 11:03 EDT (History)
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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-06-29 11:03:19 EDT
The bdecode function in bdecode.cpp in libtorren allows attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) via a crafted file.

Upstream issue:

https://github.com/arvidn/libtorrent/issues/2099

Upstream patch:

https://github.com/arvidn/libtorrent/commit/ec30a5e9ec703afb8abefba757c6d401303b53db
Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-06-29 11:03:38 EDT
Created rb_libtorrent tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-7 [bug 1466433]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1466432]

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