CVE-2016-10228

NameCVE-2016-10228
DescriptionThe iconv program in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) 2.31 and earlier, when invoked with multiple suffixes in the destination encoding (TRANSLATE or IGNORE) along 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, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-3152-1
Debian Bugs856503

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
glibc (PTS)buster2.28-10+deb10u1vulnerable
buster (security)2.28-10+deb10u3fixed
bullseye2.31-13+deb11u8fixed
bullseye (security)2.31-13+deb11u10fixed
bookworm2.36-9+deb12u4fixed
bookworm (security)2.36-9+deb12u7fixed
trixie2.38-10fixed
sid2.38-11fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
eglibcsource(unstable)(unfixed)
glibcsourcebuster2.28-10+deb10u2DLA-3152-1
glibcsource(unstable)2.31-3low856503

Notes

[wheezy] - eglibc <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=19519
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=glibc.git;h=91927b7c76437db860cd86a7714476b56bb39d07

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