Bug 1477556 (CVE-2017-12142) - CVE-2017-12142 ytnef: invalid memory read in SwapDWord function
Summary: CVE-2017-12142 ytnef: invalid memory read in SwapDWord function
Alias: CVE-2017-12142
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1477560 1477561 1477562
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Reported: 2017-08-02 11:43 UTC by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:18 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 03:19:51 UTC

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Description Adam Mariš 2017-08-02 11:43:37 UTC
In ytnef 1.9.2, an invalid memory read vulnerability was found in the
function SwapDWord in ytnef.c, which allows attackers to cause a denial
of service via a crafted file.

Upstream bug:


Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2017-08-02 11:49:10 UTC
Created libytnef tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1477561]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1477562]

Created ytnef tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1477560]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-06-08 03:19:51 UTC
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.

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