Bug 1483608 (CVE-2017-12481) - CVE-2017-12481 ledger: stack-based buffer overflow in find_option function
Summary: CVE-2017-12481 ledger: stack-based buffer overflow in find_option function
Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2017-12481
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability   
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Hardware: All Linux
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Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1483612 1483613
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Reported: 2017-08-21 13:18 UTC by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2017-08-21 13:21 UTC (History)
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Description Adam Mariš 2017-08-21 13:18:50 UTC
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:


Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2017-08-21 13:21:12 UTC
Created ledger tracking bugs for this issue:

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

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