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LIN6-12794 : Security Advisory - zlib - CVE-2016-9841

Created: Apr 12, 2017    Updated: Dec 3, 2018
Resolved Date: Jun 6, 2017
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 6
Component/s: Userspace


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. 

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