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Date: Mon, 15 Jun 2015 16:07:39 +0200
From: Stefan Cornelius <>
Subject: Re: CVE-2015-0848 - Heap overflow on libwmf0.2-7

On Wed, 3 Jun 2015 13:10:43 +0200
Stefan Cornelius <> wrote:
> 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, so I leave
> that up to the CVE experts on the list).
> We have some possible fixes in our bug [1], but be cautious - these
> are not fully vetted yet. So far, however, they look fine to me.
> [1]

Any update on a possible CVE for this additional issue?

Stefan Cornelius / Red Hat Product Security

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