CVE-2016-10195

NameCVE-2016-10195
DescriptionThe name_parse function in evdns.c in libevent before 2.1.6-beta allows remote attackers to have unspecified impact via vectors involving the label_len variable, which triggers an out-of-bounds stack read.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-824-1, DSA-3789-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs854092

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libevent (PTS)wheezy2.0.19-stable-3+deb7u1vulnerable
wheezy (security)2.0.19-stable-3+deb7u2fixed
jessie (security), jessie2.0.21-stable-2+deb8u1fixed
stretch2.0.21-stable-3fixed
buster, sid2.1.8-stable-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libeventsource(unstable)2.0.21-stable-3high854092
libeventsourcejessie2.0.21-stable-2+deb8u1highDSA-3789-1
libeventsourcewheezy2.0.19-stable-3+deb7u2highDLA-824-1

Notes

https://github.com/libevent/libevent/issues/317
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/01/31/17

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