Bug 467262 (CVE-2008-4575) - CVE-2008-4575 jhead buffer overflow
Summary: CVE-2008-4575 jhead buffer overflow
Keywords:
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2008-4575
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
URL: http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=C...
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Depends On: 467263 467264
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2008-10-16 15:49 UTC by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2019-09-29 12:26 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2008-10-22 15:46:17 UTC


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Description Josh Bressers 2008-10-16 15:49:16 UTC
Buffer overflow in the DoCommand function in jhead before 2.84 might
allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash)
via (1) a long -cmd argument and (2) possibly other unspecified
vectors.

Reference: http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/10/15/6
Reference: http://www.sentex.net/~mwandel/jhead/changes.txt
Reference: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/jhead/+bug/271020

Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2008-10-20 20:28:47 UTC
jhead-2.84-1.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2008-10-20 22:05:56 UTC
jhead-2.84-1.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 4 Red Hat Product Security 2008-10-22 15:46:17 UTC
This issue was addressed in:

Fedora:
  https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/F8/FEDORA-2008-8941
  https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/F9/FEDORA-2008-8928


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