CVE-2016-5823

NameCVE-2016-5823
DescriptionThe icalproperty_new_clone function in libical 0.47 and 1.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (use-after-free) via a crafted ics file.
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)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libical (PTS)jessie1.0-1.3fixed
stretch2.0.0-0.5fixed
buster, sid2.0.0-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libicalsource(unstable)1.0-1medium

Notes

[wheezy] - libical <no-dsa> (Only possible denial of service, not severe enough to solve)
possibly correct upstream bug: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1275787
Exact fixing commit unfortunately not bisected, need more investigation

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