CVE-2018-15856

Priority
Description
An infinite loop when reaching EOL unexpectedly in compose/parser.c (aka
the keymap parser) in xkbcommon before 0.8.1 could be used by local
attackers to cause a denial of service during parsing of crafted keymap
files.
Notes
leosilvaTrusty need to be researched since code is quite different and /compose is
not present.
Package
Upstream:released (0.8.2-1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was released [0.4.1-0ubuntu1.1])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (0.5.0-1ubuntu2.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (0.8.0-1ubuntu0.1)
Patches:
Vendor:https://github.com/xkbcommon/libxkbcommon/commit/842e4351c2c97de6051cab6ce36b4a81e709a0e1
More Information

Updated: 2020-07-28 20:04:08 UTC (commit d26b6ca9f5b3adb89bb036ce73ae7dab894935ec)