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Bug 701848 (CVE-2014-9862) - dev-util/bsdiff: Improper checking of input allows arbitrary write on heap (CVE-2014-9862)
Summary: dev-util/bsdiff: Improper checking of input allows arbitrary write on heap (...
Status: IN_PROGRESS
Alias: CVE-2014-9862
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
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Whiteboard: B2 [upstream/ebuild]
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Reported: 2019-12-03 00:38 UTC by GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot
Modified: 2019-12-03 00:39 UTC (History)
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Description GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2019-12-03 00:38:55 UTC
CVE-2014-9862 (https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-9862):
  Integer signedness error in bspatch.c in bspatch in bsdiff, as used in Apple
  OS X before 10.11.6 and other products, allows remote attackers to execute
  arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) via
  a crafted patch file.