Bug 1303861 (CVE-2015-8790) - CVE-2015-8790 libebml: the EbmlUnicodeString::UpdateFromUTF8 function leaks information
Summary: CVE-2015-8790 libebml: the EbmlUnicodeString::UpdateFromUTF8 function leaks i...
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2015-8790
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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: CVE-2016-1514 (view as bug list)
Depends On: 1303854 1303856
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2016-02-02 09:22 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-09-29 13:43 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

Fixed In Version: libebml 1.3.3
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2017-01-13 08:41:21 UTC


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Description Andrej Nemec 2016-02-02 09:22:08 UTC
The EbmlUnicodeString::UpdateFromUTF8 function in libEBML before 1.3.3 allows context-dependent attackers to obtain sensitive information from process heap memory via a crafted UTF-8 string, which triggers an invalid memory access.

External references:

http://www.scip.ch/en/?vuldb.80728
https://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2015-8790

Upstream fix:

https://github.com/Matroska-Org/libebml/commit/ababb64e0c792ad2a314245233db0833ba12036b

Comment 1 Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski 2017-01-13 10:14:16 UTC
*** Bug 1412629 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***


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