Bug 1679175 (CVE-2019-8906) - CVE-2019-8906 file: out-of-bounds read in do_core_note in readelf.c
Summary: CVE-2019-8906 file: out-of-bounds read in do_core_note in readelf.c
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2019-8906
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: 1679176
Blocks: 1679141
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Reported: 2019-02-20 14:21 UTC by msiddiqu
Modified: 2019-09-29 15:08 UTC (History)
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Description msiddiqu 2019-02-20 14:21:40 UTC
do_core_note in readelf.c in libmagic in file 5.35 has an out-of-bounds read because memcpy is misused.

Upstream commit:
https://github.com/file/file/commit/2858eaf99f6cc5aae129bcbf1e24ad160240185f

Comment 1 msiddiqu 2019-02-20 14:21:54 UTC
Created file tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1679176]

Comment 2 msiddiqu 2019-02-20 14:24:51 UTC
References:
https://bugs.astron.com/view.php?id=64


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