VCFtools through version 0.1.15 is vulnerable to a use-after-free in the headerp.cpp:header::add_FORMAT_descriptor(). An attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service via crafted vcf file.
Created vcftools tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: epel-all [bug 1580228]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1580227]
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.