Bug 1765752 (CVE-2019-17544) - CVE-2019-17544 aspell: stack-based buffer over-read in acommon::unescape in common/getdata.cpp
Summary: CVE-2019-17544 aspell: stack-based buffer over-read in acommon::unescape in c...
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2019-17544
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1765754 1809627 1809628
Blocks: 1765755
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2019-10-25 20:59 UTC by Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz
Modified: 2021-02-02 10:17 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version: aspell 0.68.8
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Description Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2019-10-25 20:59:06 UTC

Comment 1 Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2019-10-25 21:01:20 UTC
libaspell.a in GNU Aspell before 0.60.8 has a stack-based buffer over-read in acommon::unescape in common/getdata.cpp via an isolated \ character.

Reference:
https://bugs.chromium.org/p/oss-fuzz/issues/detail?id=16109

Upstream commit:
https://github.com/GNUAspell/aspell/commit/80fa26c74279fced8d778351cff19d1d8f44fe4e

Comment 2 Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2019-10-25 21:04:37 UTC
Created aspell tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1765754]


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