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Date: Mon, 16 Nov 2020 12:43:18 +0100
From: Salvatore Bonaccorso <>
Subject: Re: Buffer Overflow in raptor widely unfixed in Linux


On Fri, Nov 13, 2020 at 01:33:31PM +0100, Hanno Böck wrote:
> FWIW I recently tried to fuzz raptor again with the fix applied. I
> quickly found another OOB issue
> From the bug report:
> A malformed input file can lead to a segfault due to an out of bounds
> array access in raptor_xml_writer_start_element_common.
> Bug happens in line 230 of raptor_xml_writer.c (current git):
> From looking at that code it seems to me it always expects
> nspace_declarations_count to be lower than element->attribute_count,
> however this input seems to create a different situation. I made an
> attempt at a patch that throws an error in this situation (but please
> review it, I am not familiar with what this code does and should do -
> though the patch doesn't seem to introduce test failures).
> (proposed patch, example file and stacktrace can be found attached to
> the bugreport)

CVE-2020-25713 was assigned for this issue.


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