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Date: Mon, 15 Jun 2015 22:32:45 -0400 (EDT)
From: cve-assign@...re.org
To: scorneli@...hat.com
Cc: cve-assign@...re.org, oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: CVE-2015-0848 - Heap overflow on libwmf0.2-7

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> There's another issue related to the RLE decoding. DecodeImage() does
> not check that the run-length "count" fits into the total size of the
> image, which can lead to a heap-based buffer overflow. I've not
> assigned a CVE ID to this (mainly because I'm not sure if this
> warrants a new CVE or should be bundled with CVE-2015-0848

> We have some possible fixes in our bug [1], but be cautious - these are
> not fully vetted yet.

> [1] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1227243

Use CVE-2015-4588 for this new issue. (The two issues were disclosed
at different times by different persons. CVE-2015-0848 is about a
missing bits-per-pixel factor in a calculation. CVE-2015-4588 is about
a loop that can proceed past the end of its output array.)

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