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LIN6-11412 : Security Advisory - dosfstools - CVE-2016-4804

Created: Jun 13, 2016    Updated: Dec 3, 2018
Resolved Date: Jul 12, 2016
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 6
Component/s: Userspace


The read_boot function in boot.c in dosfstools before 4.0 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted filesystem, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow in the (1) read_fat function or an out-of-bounds heap read in (2) get_fat function.

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