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LIN5-22821 : Security Advisory - libevent - CVE-2016-10196

Created: Mar 28, 2017    Updated: May 29, 2018
Resolved Date: May 18, 2017
Found In Version: 5.0.1.39
Fix Version: 5.0.1.40
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 5
Component/s: Userspace

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the evutil_parse_sockaddr_port function in evutil.c in libevent before 2.1.6-beta allows attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) via vectors involving a long string in brackets in the ip_as_string argument.

http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2016-10196

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