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Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-2059: libidn out-of-bounds read with stringprep on invalid UTF-8

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-2059: libidn out-of-bounds read with stringprep on invalid UTF-8

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/12/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/20/2017
Modified
09/22/2017

Description

The stringprep_utf8_to_ucs4 function in libin before 1.31, as used in jabberd2, allows context-dependent attackers to read system memory and possibly have other unspecified impact via invalid UTF-8 characters in a string, which triggers an out-of-bounds read.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-libidn

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