Bug 1794719 (CVE-2019-20051) - CVE-2019-20051 upx: floating point exception in PackLinuxElf::elf_hash in p_lx_elf.cpp
Summary: CVE-2019-20051 upx: floating point exception in PackLinuxElf::elf_hash in p_l...
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Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Alias: CVE-2019-20051
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1794720 1794721 1794722
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2020-01-24 13:10 UTC by Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz
Modified: 2020-01-24 14:09 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2020-01-24 14:09:30 UTC


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Description Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2020-01-24 13:10:58 UTC
A floating-point exception was discovered in PackLinuxElf::elf_hash in p_lx_elf.cpp in UPX 3.95. The vulnerability causes an application crash, which leads to denial of service.

Reference:
https://github.com/upx/upx/issues/313

Comment 1 Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2020-01-24 13:11:17 UTC
Created upx tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-7 [bug 1794720]
Affects: epel-8 [bug 1794722]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1794721]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2020-01-24 14:09:30 UTC
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.


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