CVE-2016-9643

Priority
Medium
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).
References
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):needs-triage
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needs-triage
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):ignored (reached end-of-life)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):needs-triage
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):needs-triage
Patches:
Package
Upstream:released (2.14.6)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (2.16.1-0ubuntu0.16.04.1)
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):not-affected (2.16.1-1)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):not-affected (2.16.1-1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (2.16.1-1)
Package
Upstream:needed
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored (no update available)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (no update available)
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):ignored (no update available)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):ignored (no update available)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):ignored (no update available)
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored [see notes])
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):needs-triage
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needs-triage
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):ignored (reached end-of-life)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):needs-triage
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):needs-triage
More Information

Updated: 2018-01-15 13:22:28 UTC (commit 14005)