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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2018-15856: libxkbcommon security update

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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2018-15856: libxkbcommon security update

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
08/25/2018
Created
12/16/2020
Added
12/16/2020
Modified
12/16/2020

Description

An infinite loop when reaching EOL unexpectedly in compose/parser.c (aka the keymap parser) in xkbcommon before 0.8.1 could be used by local attackers to cause a denial of service during parsing of crafted keymap files.

Solution(s)

  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp5-upgrade-libxkbcommon
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp5-upgrade-libxkbcommon-devel
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp5-upgrade-libxkbcommon-x11

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