Bug 1488938 (CVE-2017-13741) - CVE-2017-13741 liblouis: Use-after-free in the function compileBrailleIndicator()
Summary: CVE-2017-13741 liblouis: Use-after-free in the function compileBrailleIndicat...
Alias: CVE-2017-13741
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 1492713 1492715
Blocks: 1488949
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2017-09-06 13:36 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-06-08 22:18 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2017-11-03 16:04:57 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 13:36:58 UTC
There is a use-after-free in the function compileBrailleIndicator() in compileTranslationTable.c in Liblouis 3.2.0 that will lead to a denial of service attack.

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Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-09-06 13:40:20 UTC
Created liblouis tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1488944]

Comment 5 errata-xmlrpc 2017-11-02 15:52:33 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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