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Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:21:31 -0500
From: Tyler Hicks <tyhicks@...onical.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Cc: security@...ntu.com
Subject: Re: RE: strings /libbfd crash

On 2014-11-04 05:21:42, Joshua Rogers wrote:
> I'd like to expand on this:
> http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/10/27/4
> and mention that 'ihex.c' is also vulnerable to the same thing, as they
> share the same code.
> 
> > :10010000214601360121470136007EFE09D2190140
> > :100110002146017E17C0001FF5F16002148011928
> > :10012000194E79234623965778239EDA3F01B2CAA7
> > :100130003F0156702B5E712B722B732146013421C7
> > :00000001Ff
> 
> is an example of code that will crash it.

This was never fixed upstream. I've opened a bug and attached a patch:

  https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=18750

I think this deserves CVE assignment since the srec.c issue was assigned
CVE-2014-8504 and it is very similar in nature.

Tyler

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