CVE-2017-6949

Priority
Description
An issue was discovered in CHICKEN Scheme through 4.12.0. When using a
nonstandard CHICKEN-specific extension to allocate an SRFI-4 vector in
unmanaged memory, the vector size would be used in unsanitised form as an
argument to malloc(). With an unexpected size, the impact may have been a
segfault or buffer overflow.
Notes
Package
Upstream:released (4.12.0-0.2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was needs-triage)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was needed)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needed
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (4.12.0-0.3)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):not-affected (4.12.0-0.3)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):not-affected (4.12.0-0.3)
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Updated: 2020-07-28 18:45:50 UTC (commit 7b6828437fde0509248708fcdb5b0f7587b85bd1)