CVE-2016-10196

Priority
Medium
Description
Stack-based buffer overflow in the evutil_parse_sockaddr_port function in
evutil.c in libevent before 2.1.6-beta allows attackers to cause a denial
of service (segmentation fault) via vectors involving a long string in
brackets in the ip_as_string argument.
References
Bugs
Assigned-to
mdeslaur
Package
Upstream:released (2.0.21-stable-3)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):released (2.0.16-stable-1ubuntu0.2)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (2.0.21-stable-1ubuntu1.14.04.2)
Ubuntu Touch 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (2.0.21-stable-2ubuntu0.16.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):released (2.0.21-stable-2ubuntu0.16.10.1)
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):released (2.0.21-stable-3)
Patches:
Upstream:https://github.com/libevent/libevent/commit/329acc18a0768c21ba22522f01a5c7f46cacc4d5
More Information

Updated: 2017-03-22 18:14:54 UTC (commit 12284)