Bug 1488937 (CVE-2017-13740) - CVE-2017-13740 liblouis: Stack-buffer overflow in the parseChars() function
Summary: CVE-2017-13740 liblouis: Stack-buffer overflow in the parseChars() function
Alias: CVE-2017-13740
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: 1488944 1492516 1492517
Blocks: 1488949
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2017-09-06 13:34 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-06-08 22:18 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2017-11-03 15:47:02 UTC

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System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2017:3111 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: liblouis security update 2017-11-02 19:51:34 UTC

Description Andrej Nemec 2017-09-06 13:34:45 UTC
There is a stack-based buffer overflow in Liblouis 3.2.0, triggered in the function parseChars() in compileTranslationTable.c, that will lead to denial of service or possibly unspecified other impact.

Product bug:


Comment 2 Andrej Nemec 2017-09-06 13:40:56 UTC
Created liblouis tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1488944]

Comment 5 errata-xmlrpc 2017-11-02 15:52:29 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2017:3111 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3111

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