Bug 1500077 (CVE-2017-14727) - CVE-2017-14727 weechat: Uninitialized buffer used in logger plugin
Summary: CVE-2017-14727 weechat: Uninitialized buffer used in logger plugin
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2017-14727
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1500078
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2017-10-09 20:00 UTC by Pedro Sampaio
Modified: 2021-10-21 11:57 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: weechat 1.9.1
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Last Closed: 2021-10-21 11:57:11 UTC


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Description Pedro Sampaio 2017-10-09 20:00:57 UTC
Date/time conversion specifiers are expanded after replacing buffer local variables in name of log files. In some cases, this can lead to an error in function strftime and a crash caused by the use of an uninitialized buffer. 

Upstream patch:

https://github.com/weechat/weechat/commit/f105c6f0b56fb5687b2d2aedf37cb1d1b434d556

References:

https://weechat.org/news/98/20170923-Version-1.9.1-security-release/
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1060140

Comment 1 Pedro Sampaio 2017-10-09 20:01:30 UTC
Created weechat tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1500078]


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