CVE-2018-17294 (retired)

Priority
Description
The matchCurrentInput function inside lou_translateString.c of Liblouis
prior to 3.7 does not check the input string's length, allowing attackers
to cause a denial of service (application crash via out-of-bounds read) by
crafting an input file with certain translation dictionaries.
Assigned-to
leosilva
Package
Upstream:released (3.7.0-1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):not-affected (code not present)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (code not present)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (3.5.0-1ubuntu0.3)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):released (3.6.0-3ubuntu1)
Patches:
Upstream:https://github.com/liblouis/liblouis/commit/5e4089659bb49b3095fa541fa6387b4c40d7396e
More Information

Updated: 2019-03-26 12:27:14 UTC (commit ccdecfcf0fead22bd291e5f4ea745a46872dcb15)