CVE-2016-10197

Priority
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.
Notes
Package
Upstream:released (53.0)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was released [53.0+build6-0ubuntu0.14.04.1])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (53.0+build6-0ubuntu0.16.04.1)
Package
Upstream:released (2.0.21-stable-3)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):released (2.0.16-stable-1ubuntu0.2)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):released (2.0.21-stable-1ubuntu1.14.04.2)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (2.0.21-stable-2ubuntu0.16.04.1)
Patches:
Upstream:https://github.com/libevent/libevent/commit/ec65c42052d95d2c23d1d837136d1cf1d9ecef9e
Upstream:https://github.com/libevent/libevent/commit/d7348bab602cf4dbdf65b9eeba2fb9ce4646bc0b (test)
Package
Priority: Low
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was released [1:52.1.1+build1-0ubuntu0.14.04.1])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (1:52.1.1+build1-0ubuntu0.16.04.1)
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Updated: 2020-03-18 22:43:17 UTC (commit 2ea7df7bd1e69e1e489978d2724a936eb3faa1b8)