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CVE-2016-4303

Description

The parse_string function in cjson.c in the cJSON library mishandles UTF8/16 strings, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or execute arbitrary code via a non-hex character in a JSON string, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

Priority: HIGH
CVSS v3: 9.8
Publish Date: Sep 26, 2016
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: Critical
Modified Date: Sep 28, 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 LIN8-4887
8.0.0.12 --
Wind River Linux 9 Fixed -- 9.0.0.0 --
Wind River Linux 7 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 -- -- --

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