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CVE-2016-10196

Published: 31 December 2016

Stack-based buffer overflow in the evutil_parse_sockaddr_port function in evutil.c in libevent before 2.1.6-beta allows attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) via vectors involving a long string in brackets in the ip_as_string argument.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.5

Status

Package Release Status
firefox
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Does not exist
(precise was ignored)
trusty Does not exist
(trusty was released [53.0+build6-0ubuntu0.14.04.1])
upstream
Released (53.0)
xenial
Released (53.0+build6-0ubuntu0.16.04.1)
yakkety
Released (53.0+build6-0ubuntu0.16.10.1)
zesty
Released (53.0+build6-0ubuntu0.17.04.1)
libevent
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise
Released (2.0.16-stable-1ubuntu0.2)
trusty
Released (2.0.21-stable-1ubuntu1.14.04.2)
upstream
Released (2.0.21-stable-3)
xenial
Released (2.0.21-stable-2ubuntu0.16.04.1)
yakkety
Released (2.0.21-stable-2ubuntu0.16.10.1)
zesty
Released (2.0.21-stable-3)
thunderbird
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was released [1:52.1.1+build1-0ubuntu0.14.04.1])
upstream
Released (52.1.1)
xenial
Released (1:52.1.1+build1-0ubuntu0.16.04.1)
yakkety
Released (1:52.1.1+build1-0ubuntu0.16.10.1)
zesty
Released (1:52.1.1+build1-0ubuntu0.17.04.1)