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
Upstream
Released (53.0)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (53.0+build6-0ubuntu0.16.04.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was released [53.0+build6-0ubuntu0.14.04.1])
libevent
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.0.21-stable-3)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (2.0.21-stable-2ubuntu0.16.04.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (2.0.21-stable-1ubuntu1.14.04.2)
Patches:
Upstream: https://github.com/libevent/libevent/commit/329acc18a0768c21ba22522f01a5c7f46cacc4d5
thunderbird
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (52.1.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (1:52.1.1+build1-0ubuntu0.16.04.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was released [1:52.1.1+build1-0ubuntu0.14.04.1])