Bug 1333336 (CVE-2016-4489) - CVE-2016-4489 gcc: Invalid write due to integer overflow
Summary: CVE-2016-4489 gcc: Invalid write due to integer overflow
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2016-4489
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1333388 1333389
Blocks: 1333338
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Reported: 2016-05-05 10:17 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2021-02-17 03:55 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2017-08-08 14:20:26 UTC


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Description Andrej Nemec 2016-05-05 10:17:12 UTC
A vulnerability was found in gcc. It's possible to achieve an invalid write of size 8 due to an integer overflow in the demangling of virtual tables in method gnu_special.

External references:

https://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=70492

Upstream fix:

https://gcc.gnu.org/viewcvs/gcc?view=revision&revision=234828

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2016-05-05 12:11:13 UTC
Created msp430-gcc tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1333388]

Comment 2 Andrej Nemec 2016-05-05 12:11:19 UTC
Created mingw-gcc tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1333389]

Comment 3 Raphael Sanchez Prudencio 2017-08-08 14:17:12 UTC
Statement:

Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having Low security impact. This issue is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates. For additional information, refer to the Issue Severity Classification: https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/.


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