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Ubuntu: USN-3571-1 (CVE-2016-10253): Erlang vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-3571-1 (CVE-2016-10253): Erlang vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/18/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/15/2018
Modified
02/15/2018

Description

An issue was discovered in Erlang/OTP 18.x. Erlang's generation of compiled regular expressions is vulnerable to a heap overflow. Regular expressions using a malformed extpattern can indirectly specify an offset that is used as an array index. This ordinal permits arbitrary regions within the erts_alloc arena to be both read and written to.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-erlang

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