Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2012 12:03:51 -0600 From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com CC: Vincent Danen <vdanen@...hat.com> Subject: Re: CVE request: pyfribidi buffer overflow flaw On 03/14/2012 09:24 AM, Vincent Danen wrote: > Could a CVE be assigned for this issue please? I don't think it's come > through here yet. > > A buffer overflow flaw was reported in pyfribidi's > fribidi_utf8_to_unicode() function, due to it handling at most 3 bytes > for a single unicode character. If a 4-byte utf-8 sequence was > supplied, it would generate 2 unicode characters which would overflow > the logical buffer. This has been fixed in pyfribidi 0.11. > > References: > > http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=663189 > https://github.com/pediapress/pyfribidi/issues/2 > https://github.com/pediapress/pyfribidi/commit/d2860c655357975e7b32d84e6b45e98f0dcecd7a > > http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/52451/info > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=801896 > Please use CVE-2012-1176 for this issue. -- Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT)
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