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Bug 580606 (CVE-2015-8863) - <app-misc/jq-1.5-r2: heap-buffer-overflow in tokenadd() function
Summary: <app-misc/jq-1.5-r2: heap-buffer-overflow in tokenadd() function
Alias: CVE-2015-8863
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B2 [glsa]
Depends on:
Reported: 2016-04-20 09:20 UTC by Agostino Sarubbo
Modified: 2016-12-08 13:10 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2016-04-20 09:20:39 UTC
From ${URL} :

A vulnerability was found in jq. There was an off-by one error, as the NUL terminator byte was not allocated on resize. A maliciously crafted JSON file could cause the application to crash.

External references:

Upstream fix:

References(reproducer available):

@maintainer(s): after the bump, in case we need to stabilize the package, please let us know if it is ready for the stabilization or not.
Comment 2 Thomas Deutschmann gentoo-dev Security 2016-11-29 20:05:52 UTC
Ebuild is already stable, no vulnerable version left in repository.

New GLSA created.
Comment 3 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2016-12-08 13:10:11 UTC
This issue was resolved and addressed in
 GLSA 201612-20 at
by GLSA coordinator Aaron Bauman (b-man).