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Bug 1549441 (CVE-2017-16229) - CVE-2017-16229 rubygem-ox: Stack-based buffer over-read in sax_buf.c:read_from_str() causes crash
Summary: CVE-2017-16229 rubygem-ox: Stack-based buffer over-read in sax_buf.c:read_fro...
Alias: CVE-2017-16229
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1549442 1549443
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Reported: 2018-02-27 06:03 UTC by Sam Fowler
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:33 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: rubygem-ox 2.8.2
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 03:41:28 UTC

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Description Sam Fowler 2018-02-27 06:03:22 UTC
In the Ox gem 2.8.1 for Ruby, the process crashes with a stack-based buffer over-read in the read_from_str function in sax_buf.c when a crafted input is supplied to sax_parse.

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Comment 1 Sam Fowler 2018-02-27 06:03:42 UTC
Created rubygem-ox tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-7 [bug 1549442]
Affects: fedora-26 [bug 1549443]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-06-08 03:41:28 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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