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Bug 858110 (CVE-2022-32298) - <sys-apps/toybox-0.8.8: NULL pointer dereference in httpd.c
Summary: <sys-apps/toybox-0.8.8: NULL pointer dereference in httpd.c
Alias: CVE-2022-32298
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal trivial (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: ~3 [ebuild]
Depends on: 865749
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Reported: 2022-07-15 03:00 UTC by John Helmert III
Modified: 2022-08-20 17:32 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description John Helmert III archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2022-07-15 03:00:25 UTC

Toybox v0.8.7 was discovered to contain a NULL pointer dereference via the component httpd.c. This vulnerability can lead to a Denial of Service (DoS) via unspecified vectors.
Comment 1 John Helmert III archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2022-08-18 02:06:14 UTC
Patch is in 0.8.8. Ping Patrick.
Comment 2 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2022-08-19 06:35:36 UTC
The bug has been referenced in the following commit(s):

commit d5277109c1b389133963301c5fdaf1f19b054567
Author:     Patrick Lauer <>
AuthorDate: 2022-08-19 06:34:05 +0000
Commit:     Patrick Lauer <>
CommitDate: 2022-08-19 06:35:34 +0000

    sys-apps/toybox: Add 0.8.8
    Also remove old
    Package-Manager: Portage-3.0.30, Repoman-3.0.3
    Signed-off-by: Patrick Lauer <>

 sys-apps/toybox/Manifest                           |  5 +-
 sys-apps/toybox/toybox-0.8.4-r1.ebuild             | 58 ----------------------
 sys-apps/toybox/toybox-0.8.5-r1.ebuild             | 58 ----------------------
 sys-apps/toybox/toybox-0.8.7.ebuild                | 58 ----------------------
 .../{toybox-0.8.6.ebuild => toybox-0.8.8.ebuild}   |  2 +-
 5 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 179 deletions(-)