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LIN5-22885 : Security Advisory - zlib - CVE-2016-9841

Created: Apr 12, 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

inftrees.c was subtracting an offset from a pointer to an array, in order to provide a pointer that allowed indexing starting at the offset. This is not compliant with the C standard, for which the behavior of a pointer decremented before its allocated memory is undefined.

http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2016-9841 

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