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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2015-8869: OCaml: Buffer overflow and information disclosure

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2015-8869: OCaml: Buffer overflow and information disclosure

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)
Published
06/13/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
01/08/2018

Description

OCaml before 4.03.0 does not properly handle sign extensions, which allows remote attackers to conduct buffer overflow attacks or obtain sensitive information as demonstrated by a long string to the String.copy function.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-lang-ocaml

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