Date: Wed, 1 Mar 2017 17:57:23 +0100 From: Florian Weimer <fweimer@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: CVE-2016-10228: glibc iconv program can hang when invoked with the -c option The iconv program (not the iconv function) provided by glibc can hang (enter an infinite loop) when invoked with the -c option and an invalid multi-byte sequence is encountered in the input: https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=19519 We have received an independent report of this issue, so we are treating this as a (minor) security bug now on the glibc upstream side. (Note to Red Hat Product Security: We already have a couple of product bugs for this.) Thanks, Florian
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