Bug 2020270 (CVE-2021-40985) - CVE-2021-40985 htmldoc: buffer overflow may lead to DoS via a crafted BMP image
Summary: CVE-2021-40985 htmldoc: buffer overflow may lead to DoS via a crafted BMP image
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Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Alias: CVE-2021-40985
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: 2020271 2020272
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2021-11-04 13:56 UTC by Marian Rehak
Modified: 2021-11-04 14:07 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2021-11-04 14:07:48 UTC


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Description Marian Rehak 2021-11-04 13:56:54 UTC
Buffer overflow vulnerability in htmldoc before 1.9.12, allows attackers to cause a denial of service via a crafted BMP image to image_load_bmp.

Upstream Issue:

https://github.com/michaelrsweet/htmldoc/issues/444

Comment 1 Marian Rehak 2021-11-04 13:57:13 UTC
Created htmldoc tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-7 [bug 2020272]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 2020271]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2021-11-04 14:07:48 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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