Bug 2251727 (CVE-2022-46294) - CVE-2022-46294 openbabel: Open Babel translationVectors parsing out-of-bounds write vulnerabilities
Summary: CVE-2022-46294 openbabel: Open Babel translationVectors parsing out-of-bounds...
Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2022-46294
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Product Security
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Depends On: 2251728 2251729
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Reported: 2023-11-27 09:47 UTC by Avinash Hanwate
Modified: 2023-11-27 09:47 UTC (History)
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Description Avinash Hanwate 2023-11-27 09:47:12 UTC
Multiple out-of-bounds write vulnerabilities exist in the translationVectors parsing functionality in multiple supported formats of Open Babel 3.1.1 and master commit 530dbfa3. A specially-crafted malformed file can lead to arbitrary code execution. An attacker can provide a malicious file to trigger this vulnerability.This vulnerability affects the MOPAC Cartesian file format.

Comment 1 Avinash Hanwate 2023-11-27 09:47:34 UTC
Created openbabel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 2251728]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 2251729]

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