Bug 1679181 (CVE-2019-8905) - CVE-2019-8905 file: stack-based buffer over-read in do_core_note in readelf.c
Summary: CVE-2019-8905 file: stack-based buffer over-read in do_core_note in readelf.c
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2019-8905
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1679182
Blocks: 1679141
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Reported: 2019-02-20 14:43 UTC by msiddiqu
Modified: 2019-09-29 15:08 UTC (History)
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Description msiddiqu 2019-02-20 14:43:26 UTC
do_core_note in readelf.c in libmagic in file 5.35 has a stack-based buffer over-read, related to file_printable, a different vulnerability than CVE-2018-10360.

Upstream patch:
https://github.com/file/file/commit/d65781527c8134a1202b2649695d48d5701ac60b

References:
https://bugs.astron.com/view.php?id=63
http://people.canonical.com/~ubuntu-security/cve/2019/CVE-2019-8905.html

Comment 1 msiddiqu 2019-02-20 14:43:38 UTC
Created file tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1679182]


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