CVE-2015-5522

NameCVE-2015-5522
DescriptionHeap-based buffer overflow in the ParseValue function in lexer.c in tidy before 4.9.31 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via vectors involving a command character in an href.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-273-1, DSA-3309-1
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs792571

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
tidysourcesqueeze20091223cvs-1+deb6u1DLA-273-1
tidysourcewheezy20091223cvs-1.2+deb7u1DSA-3309-1
tidysourcejessie20091223cvs-1.4+deb8u1DSA-3309-1
tidysource(unstable)20091223cvs-1.5792571

Notes

https://github.com/htacg/tidy-html5/issues/217
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/06/04/2

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