Bug 1333383 (CVE-2016-4493) - CVE-2016-4493 gcc: Read access violations
Summary: CVE-2016-4493 gcc: Read access violations
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2016-4493
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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Depends On: 1333388 1333389
Blocks: 1333338
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2016-05-05 12:04 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2021-03-11 14:33 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2017-08-10 14:43:34 UTC
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Description Andrej Nemec 2016-05-05 12:04:01 UTC
A vulnerability was found in gcc. A read access violation on destination operand in the libiberty demangler causes its host applications to crash.

External references:

https://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=70926

Proposed patch:

https://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc-patches/2016-05/msg00223.html

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

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1333388]

Comment 2 Andrej Nemec 2016-05-05 12:12:13 UTC
Created mingw-gcc tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1333389]

Comment 3 Raphael Sanchez Prudencio 2017-08-10 14:44:50 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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