CVE-2016-10228

NameCVE-2016-10228
DescriptionThe iconv program in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) 2.25 and earlier, when invoked with the -c option, enters an infinite loop when processing invalid multi-byte input sequences, leading to a denial of service.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs856503

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
eglibc (PTS)wheezy2.13-38+deb7u10vulnerable
wheezy (security)2.13-38+deb7u11vulnerable
glibc (PTS)jessie2.19-18+deb8u9vulnerable
jessie (security)2.19-18+deb8u3vulnerable
stretch, sid2.24-10vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
eglibcsource(unstable)(unfixed)medium
glibcsource(unstable)(unfixed)medium856503

Notes

[jessie] - glibc <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - eglibc <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=19519

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