Bug 2074392 (CVE-2022-24191) - CVE-2022-24191 htmldoc: infinite loop in the gif_read_lzw function can lead to a buffer overflow
Summary: CVE-2022-24191 htmldoc: infinite loop in the gif_read_lzw function can lead t...
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Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Alias: CVE-2022-24191
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: 2074394 2074393
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2022-04-12 07:12 UTC by Marian Rehak
Modified: 2022-04-12 10:26 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2022-04-12 10:26:57 UTC


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Description Marian Rehak 2022-04-12 07:12:32 UTC
In HTMLDOC 1.9.14, an infinite loop in the gif_read_lzw function can lead to a pointer arbitrarily pointing to heap memory and resulting in a buffer overflow.

Reference:

https://github.com/michaelrsweet/htmldoc/issues/470

Comment 1 Marian Rehak 2022-04-12 07:12:52 UTC
Created htmldoc tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 2074394]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 2074393]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2022-04-12 10:26:55 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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