Bug 1583002 - CVE-2018-11503 discount: Heap-based buffer-overflow in markdown.c:isfootnote() allows for denial of service [epel-7]
Summary: CVE-2018-11503 discount: Heap-based buffer-overflow in markdown.c:isfootnote(...
Alias: None
Product: Fedora EPEL
Classification: Fedora
Component: discount
Version: epel7
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: greg.hellings
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: CVE-2018-11503
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2018-05-28 04:26 UTC by Sam Fowler
Modified: 2018-09-08 21:40 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version: discount-2.2.4-1.el7
Doc Type: Release Note
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2018-09-08 21:40:58 UTC
Type: ---

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Description Sam Fowler 2018-05-28 04:26:08 UTC
This is an automatically created tracking bug!  It was created to ensure
that one or more security vulnerabilities are fixed in affected versions
of epel-7.

For comments that are specific to the vulnerability please use bugs filed
against the "Security Response" product referenced in the "Blocks" field.

For more information see:

When submitting as an update, use the fedpkg template provided in the next
comment(s).  This will include the bug IDs of this tracking bug as well as
the relevant top-level CVE bugs.

Please also mention the CVE IDs being fixed in the RPM changelog and the
fedpkg commit message.

Comment 1 Sam Fowler 2018-05-28 04:26:11 UTC
Use the following template to for the 'fedpkg update' request to submit an
update for this issue as it contains the top-level parent bug(s) as well as
this tracking bug.  This will ensure that all associated bugs get updated
when new packages are pushed to stable.


# bugfix, security, enhancement, newpackage (required)

# testing, stable

# Bug numbers: 1234,9876

# Description of your update
notes=Security fix for [PUT CVEs HERE]

# Enable request automation based on the stable/unstable karma thresholds

# Automatically close bugs when this marked as stable

# Suggest that users restart after update


Additionally, you may opt to use the bodhi web interface to submit updates:


Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2018-08-23 18:17:03 UTC
discount-2.2.4-1.el7 has been submitted as an update to Fedora EPEL 7. https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-EPEL-2018-cde256f1e4

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2018-08-24 07:31:03 UTC
discount-2.2.4-1.el7 has been pushed to the Fedora EPEL 7 testing repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
See https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA:Updates_Testing for
instructions on how to install test updates.
You can provide feedback for this update here: https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-EPEL-2018-cde256f1e4

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2018-09-08 21:40:58 UTC
discount-2.2.4-1.el7 has been pushed to the Fedora EPEL 7 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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