Bug 1399687 (CVE-2016-9431) - CVE-2016-9431 w3m: Stack overflow in deleteFrameSet()
Summary: CVE-2016-9431 w3m: Stack overflow in deleteFrameSet()
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2016-9431
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 14:57 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:01 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2017-03-17 09:26:50 UTC


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Description Andrej Nemec 2016-11-29 14:57:21 UTC
A stack overflow (exhaustion) will occur in w3m while parsing maliciously crafted input.

Upstream bug:

https://github.com/tats/w3m/issues/10

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 08:52:03 UTC
Created w3m tracking bugs for this issue:

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


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