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Alpine Linux: CVE-2016-6354: flex buffer overflow in generated code (yy_get_next_buffer)

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2016-6354: flex buffer overflow in generated code (yy_get_next_buffer)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/21/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the yy_get_next_buffer function in Flex before 2.6.1 might allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors involving num_to_read.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-flex

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