Bug 428316 - (CVE-2008-0171) CVE-2008-0171 boost regular expression memory corruption flaws
CVE-2008-0171 boost regular expression memory corruption flaws
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
impact=low,public=20080111,reported=2...
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Depends On: 428974 428975 428976 537842 766755
Blocks: 742493
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Reported: 2008-01-10 14:46 EST by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2012-02-21 04:44 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2012-02-21 04:30:23 EST
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Description Josh Bressers 2008-01-10 14:46:37 EST
Will Drewry reported several flaws in boost's regular expression library.  These
malformed regular expressions could possibly lead to arbitrary code execution.
Comment 2 Tomas Hoger 2008-01-16 10:17:07 EST
Public in upstream SVN, lifting embargo:

http://svn.boost.org/trac/boost/changeset/42674
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2008-01-22 10:30:56 EST
boost-1.34.1-7.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 testing repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
 If you want to test the update, you can install it with 
 su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update boost'
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2008-03-13 03:49:06 EDT
boost-1.34.1-7.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 8 Vincent Danen 2010-11-15 14:21:39 EST
Statement:

This issue did not affect the version of boost as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 6. This issue was addressed in boost packages in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 via RHSA-2012:0305.
Comment 11 Murray McAllister 2012-01-19 18:59:33 EST
Acknowledgements:

Red Hat would like to thank Will Drewry for reporting these issues.
Comment 13 errata-xmlrpc 2012-02-20 22:15:45 EST
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2012:0305 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0305.html
Comment 14 errata-xmlrpc 2012-02-21 00:49:18 EST
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2012:0305 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0305.html

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