Bug 1585905 (CVE-2018-11577) - CVE-2018-11577 liblouis: Segmentation fault in logging.c:lou_logPrint()
Summary: CVE-2018-11577 liblouis: Segmentation fault in logging.c:lou_logPrint()
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2018-11577
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1585906 1585907 1586241
Blocks: 1585908
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2018-06-05 04:55 UTC by Sam Fowler
Modified: 2021-02-17 00:11 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version: liblouis 3.6.0
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Last Closed: 2020-04-28 16:31:59 UTC


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Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2020:1708 0 None None None 2020-04-28 15:42:52 UTC

Description Sam Fowler 2018-06-05 04:55:37 UTC
Liblouis before version 3.6.0 is vulnerable to a segmentation fault in the logging.c:lou_logPrint() function. An attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service.


Upstream issue:

https://github.com/liblouis/liblouis/issues/582


Upstream patch:

https://github.com/liblouis/liblouis/commit/3cb3a2c7cb10daf42cefa40e70c8d4cc4e8f751f

Comment 1 Sam Fowler 2018-06-05 04:56:00 UTC
Created liblouis tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1585907]

Comment 6 Andrej Nemec 2018-06-06 08:11:53 UTC
Statement:

Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having security impact of Low, and a future update may address this flaw.

Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2020-04-28 15:42:51 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

Via RHSA-2020:1708 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:1708

Comment 8 Product Security DevOps Team 2020-04-28 16:31:59 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-11577


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