Bug 1592866 (CVE-2018-12495) - CVE-2018-12495 discount: heap-based buffer over-read via a crafted file
Summary: CVE-2018-12495 discount: heap-based buffer over-read via a crafted file
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2018-12495
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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low
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1592867 1592868 1592869
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2018-06-19 13:37 UTC by Laura Pardo
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:42 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-06-10 10:29:36 UTC


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Description Laura Pardo 2018-06-19 13:37:46 UTC
The quoteblock function in markdown.c in libmarkdown.a in DISCOUNT 2.2.3a allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read) via a crafted file.


References:
https://github.com/Orc/discount/issues/189#issuecomment-397541501

Comment 1 Laura Pardo 2018-06-19 13:38:09 UTC
Created discount tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-7 [bug 1592869]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1592867]


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