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SUSE: CVE-2017-5836: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

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SUSE: CVE-2017-5836: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/21/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/21/2017
Modified
08/10/2021

Description

The plist_free_data function in plist.c in libplist allows attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via vectors involving an integer node that is treated as a PLIST_KEY and then triggers an invalid free.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-libplist-1
  • suse-upgrade-libplist-3
  • suse-upgrade-libplist-devel
  • suse-upgrade-libplist1
  • suse-upgrade-libplist3

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