Bug 1483608 - (CVE-2017-12481) CVE-2017-12481 ledger: stack-based buffer overflow in find_option function
CVE-2017-12481 ledger: stack-based buffer overflow in find_option function
Status: NEW
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
unspecified
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
impact=moderate,public=20170801,repor...
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Depends On: 1483612 1483613
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Reported: 2017-08-21 09:18 EDT by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2017-08-21 09:21 EDT (History)
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Description Adam Mariš 2017-08-21 09:18:50 EDT
The find_option function in option.cc in Ledger 3.1.1 allows remote
attackers to cause a denial of service (stack-based buffer overflow and
application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a
crafted file.

Upstream bug:

http://bugs.ledger-cli.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1222
Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2017-08-21 09:21:12 EDT
Created ledger tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1483612]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1483613]

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