Bug 1793928 (CVE-2019-20397) - CVE-2019-20397 libyang: double-free in yyparse() when organization field is not terminated
Summary: CVE-2019-20397 libyang: double-free in yyparse() when organization field is n...
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2019-20397
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1797539 1797617 1910046
Blocks: 1790579
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2020-01-22 09:50 UTC by Riccardo Schirone
Modified: 2021-10-28 10:10 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: libyang 1.0-r1
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A double-free flaw occurs in libyang in function yparse() when an organization field is not terminated. Applications that use libyang to process untrusted input YANG files may be vulnerable to this flaw, possibly causing a crash or potential code execution.
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Last Closed: 2021-10-28 10:10:26 UTC


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Description Riccardo Schirone 2020-01-22 09:50:28 UTC
A double-free is present in libyang up to version v1.0-r1 in function yyparse() when an organization field is not terminated. Applications that use libyang to parse untrusted input yang files may be vulnerable to this flaw, which would cause a crash or potentially code execution.

Upstream issue:
https://github.com/CESNET/libyang/issues/739

Upstream fix:
https://github.com/CESNET/libyang/commit/88bd6c548ba79bce176cd875e9b56e7e0ef4d8d4

Comment 1 Riccardo Schirone 2020-02-03 11:33:56 UTC
Created libyang tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1797539]


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