Bug 1926965 (CVE-2021-3404) - CVE-2021-3404 ytnef: heap-based buffer overflow in SwapWord function in lib/ytnef.c via crafted file
Summary: CVE-2021-3404 ytnef: heap-based buffer overflow in SwapWord function in lib/y...
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Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Alias: CVE-2021-3404
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: 1926969 1926971
Blocks: 1926973
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2021-02-09 18:44 UTC by Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz
Modified: 2021-03-03 19:16 UTC (History)
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In ytnef 1.9.3, the SwapWord function in lib/ytnef.c allows remote attackers to cause a denial-of-service (and potentially code execution) due to a heap buffer overflow which can be triggered via a crafted file.
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Last Closed: 2021-02-09 22:09:52 UTC


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Description Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2021-02-09 18:44:55 UTC
In ytnef 1.9.3, the SwapWord function in lib/ytnef.c allows remote attackers to cause a denial-of-service (and potentially code execution) due to a heap buffer overflow which can be triggered via a crafted file.

Reference:
https://github.com/Yeraze/ytnef/issues/86

Comment 1 Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2021-02-09 18:45:20 UTC
Created ytnef tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-7 [bug 1926971]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1926969]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2021-02-09 22:09:52 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.

Comment 3 Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2021-03-03 19:16:37 UTC
External References:

https://github.com/Yeraze/ytnef/issues/86


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