Red Hat: CVE-2017-15101: Moderate: liblouis security update (RHSA-2017:3384)
|4||(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)||November 23, 2017||December 04, 2017||December 19, 2017|
Details for this vulnerability have not been published by NIST at this point. Descriptions from software vendor advisories for this issue are provided below.
Liblouis is an open source braille translator and back-translator named in honor of Louis Braille. It features support for computer and literary braille, supports contracted and uncontracted translation for many languages and has support for hyphenation. New languages can easily be added through tables that support a rule or dictionary based approach. Liblouis also supports math braille (Nemeth and Marburg).
A missing fix for one stack-based buffer overflow in findTable() for CVE-2014-8184 was discovered. An attacker could cause denial of service or potentially allow arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2017-15101)
Red Hat would like to thank Samuel Thibault for reporting this issue.
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