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Debian: CVE-2016-6830: chicken -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2016-6830: chicken -- security update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/30/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/31/2017
Modified
03/02/2020

Description

The "process-execute" and "process-spawn" procedures in CHICKEN Scheme used fixed-size buffers for holding the arguments and environment variables to use in its execve() call. This would allow user-supplied argument/environment variable lists to trigger a buffer overrun. This affects all releases of CHICKEN up to and including 4.11 (it will be fixed in 4.12 and 5.0, which are not yet released).

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-chicken

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