CVE-2016-10197

Priority
Low
Description
The search_make_new function in evdns.c in libevent before 2.1.6-beta
allows attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via an
empty hostname.
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/ec65c42052d95d2c23d1d837136d1cf1d9ecef9e
Upstream:https://github.com/libevent/libevent/commit/d7348bab602cf4dbdf65b9eeba2fb9ce4646bc0b (test)
More Information

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