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CVE-2015-8779

Description

A stack overflow vulnerability in the catopen function was found, causing applications which pass long strings to the catopen function to crash or, potentially execute arbitrary code.

Priority: HIGH
CVSS v3: 9.8
Publish Date: Feb 12, 2016
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: Critical
Modified Date: Feb 12, 2016

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Products Affected

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Product Name Status Defect Fixed Downloads
Linux
Wind River Linux LTS 17 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Wind River Linux 8 Fixed LIN8-2668
8.0.0.2 --
Wind River Linux 9 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Wind River Linux 7 Fixed -- 7.0.0.13 --
Wind River Linux LTS 21 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Wind River Linux LTS 18 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Wind River Linux LTS 19 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Wind River Linux CD release Not Vulnerable -- -- --
VxWorks
VxWorks 7 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
VxWorks 6.9 Not Vulnerable -- -- --

Related Products

Product Name Status Defect Fixed Downloads

Comments

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Notes
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