Bug 1608162 (CVE-2018-14347) - CVE-2018-14347 libextractor: Infinite loop in mpeg_extractor.c:EXTRACTOR_mpeg_extract_method() allows for denial of service
Summary: CVE-2018-14347 libextractor: Infinite loop in mpeg_extractor.c:EXTRACTOR_mpeg...
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Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Alias: CVE-2018-14347
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: 1608164
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2018-07-25 05:22 UTC by Sam Fowler
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:45 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version: libextractor 1.7
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Last Closed: 2019-06-10 10:34:19 UTC


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Description Sam Fowler 2018-07-25 05:22:31 UTC
GNU Libextractor before version 1.7 is vulnerable to an infinite loop in the mpeg_extractor.c:EXTRACTOR_mpeg_extract_method() function. An attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service via crafted file.


Reference:

http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-libextractor/2018-07/msg00000.html


Upstream Bug:

https://gnunet.org/bugs/view.php?id=5399


Upstream Patch:

https://gnunet.org/git/libextractor.git/commit/?id=f033468cd36e2b8bf92d747fbd683b2ace8da394

Comment 1 Sam Fowler 2018-07-25 05:23:13 UTC
Created libextractor tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1608164]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-06-10 10:34:19 UTC
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.


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