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Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:44:50 -0700
From: Alan Coopersmith <>
Subject: Devil's Ivy (CVE-2017-9765) in gSOAP 2.7 up to 2.8.47

I noticed some press coverage of this but haven't seen mail here yet:,_2017)

"a potential vulnerability to a large and specific XML message over 2GB in size
  (greater than 2147483711 bytes to trigger the software bug). A buffer overflow
  can cause an open unsecured server to crash or malfunction after 2GB is

Unfortunately, the subversion repo on sourceforge for gSOAP only has
full releases, not individual changes, in each commit, so the fix
appears to be somewhere mixed in [r119] on
making it a challenge for distros who want to patch instead of upgrade.

	-Alan Coopersmith-     
	 Oracle Solaris Engineering -

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