Bug 1399664 (CVE-2016-9423) - CVE-2016-9423 w3m: Malformed html tag heap-buffer overflow
Summary: CVE-2016-9423 w3m: Malformed html tag heap-buffer overflow
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2016-9423
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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low
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1401423 1401424
Blocks: 1399744
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2016-11-29 14:27 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:00 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2017-03-15 07:50:36 UTC


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Description Andrej Nemec 2016-11-29 14:27:39 UTC
A malformed html tag in the input may crash the w3m application or other unspecified impact.

Upstream bug:

https://github.com/tats/w3m/issues/9

Upstream fix:

https://github.com/tats/w3m/commit/9f0bdcfdf061db3520bd1f112bdc5e83acdec4be

References:

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2016/q4/321

Comment 1 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2016-12-05 08:51:19 UTC
Created w3m tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1401423]
Affects: epel-7 [bug 1401424]


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