CVE-2016-9643

Priority
Description
The regex code in Webkit 2.4.11 allows remote attackers to cause a denial
of service (memory consumption) as demonstrated in a large number of ($
(open parenthesis and dollar) followed by {-2,16} and a large number of +)
(plus close parenthesis).
Notes
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was needs-triage)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needs-triage
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):needs-triage
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):needs-triage
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):needs-triage
Patches:
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored [see notes])
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was needs-triage)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needs-triage
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):needs-triage
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (2.14.6)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (2.16.1-0ubuntu0.16.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (2.16.1-1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):not-affected (2.16.1-1)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):not-affected (2.16.1-1)
Package
Upstream:needed
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was ignored [no update available])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (no update available)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):ignored (no update available)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
More Information

Updated: 2020-07-28 18:39:17 UTC (commit 7b6828437fde0509248708fcdb5b0f7587b85bd1)