CVE-2017-8294

Metadata

medium
5.0
yara
CVE-2017-8294
cve.mitre.org, github.com, github.com
2017-04-27
2017-10-23 14:24
CVE-2017-8294 yara
2017-07-20 21:33
2017-06-16 19:23
2017-05-10 23:55
2017-05-03 21:03
2017-04-28 13:03

Description

libyara/re.c in the regex component in YARA 3.5.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and application crash) via a crafted rule that is mishandled in the yr_re_exec function.

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Affected package information

Release Package Patched in
artful yara None
devel yara None
trusty yara None
xenial yara None
zesty yara None

Unaffected

Release Package Reason
precise yara DNE
precise/esm yara DNE
vivid/stable-phone-overlay yara DNE
vivid/ubuntu-core yara DNE
yakkety yara ignored

Needs Triage

Release Package Reason
upstream yara needs-triage