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Debian: CVE-2016-4303: iperf3 -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2016-4303: iperf3 -- security update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/26/2016
Created
01/30/2020
Added
01/29/2020
Modified
03/02/2020

Description

The parse_string function in cjson.c in the cJSON library mishandles UTF8/16 strings, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or execute arbitrary code via a non-hex character in a JSON string, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-iperf3

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