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CVE-2016-6262

Published: 21 July 2016

idn in libidn before 1.33 might allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive memory information by reading a zero byte as input, which triggers an out-of-bounds read, a different vulnerability than CVE-2015-8948.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.5

Status

Package Release Status
libidn
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (1.33-1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (1.32-3ubuntu1.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (1.28-1ubuntu2.1)
Patches:
Upstream: http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/libidn.git/commit/?id=5e3cb9c7b5bf0ce665b9d68f5ddf095af5c9ba60