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Bug 611344 (CVE-2016-10228) - sys-libs/glibc: iconv program can hang when invoked with the -c option
Summary: sys-libs/glibc: iconv program can hang when invoked with the -c option
Status: IN_PROGRESS
Alias: CVE-2016-10228
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
URL: https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_...
Whiteboard: A3 [upstream cve]
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Reported: 2017-03-01 23:38 UTC by Thomas Deutschmann
Modified: 2017-10-17 00:15 UTC (History)
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Description Thomas Deutschmann gentoo-dev Security 2017-03-01 23:38:04 UTC
The iconv program (not the iconv function) provided by glibc can hang (enter an infinite loop) when invoked with the -c option and an invalid multi-byte sequence is encountered in the input. See $URL for more details.