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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2015-8863: jq: Buffer overflow

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2015-8863: jq: Buffer overflow

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
05/06/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

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)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-misc-jq

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