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Bug 1789459 (CVE-2019-20367) - CVE-2019-20367 libbsd: Out-of-bounds read in nlist.c
Summary: CVE-2019-20367 libbsd: Out-of-bounds read in nlist.c
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Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Alias: CVE-2019-20367
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1789460 1789461
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2020-01-09 15:46 UTC by Pedro Sampaio
Modified: 2020-01-09 20:09 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2020-01-09 20:09:25 UTC
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Description Pedro Sampaio 2020-01-09 15:46:29 UTC
nlist.c in libbsd before 0.10.0 has an out-of-bounds read during a comparison for a symbol name from the string table (strtab).

References:

https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/libbsd/libbsd/commit/9d917aad37778a9f4a96ba358415f077f3f36f3b
https://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/libbsd/2019-August/000229.html

Comment 1 Pedro Sampaio 2020-01-09 15:46:52 UTC
Created libbsd tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1789461]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1789460]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2020-01-09 20:09:25 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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