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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2015-8863: Security patch for jq (ALAS-2016-705)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2015-8863: Security patch for jq (ALAS-2016-705)

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
05/06/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/01/2017
Modified
02/02/2018

Description

Off-by-one error in the tokenadd function in jv_parse.c in jq allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a long JSON-encoded number, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-jq

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-jq

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