CVE-2016-5824

NameCVE-2016-5824
Descriptionlibical 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, 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)wheezy0.48-2vulnerable
jessie1.0-1.3vulnerable
stretch, sid2.0.0-0.5vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libicalsource(unstable)(unfixed)medium

Notes

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1275400
Reproducer: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/attachment.cgi?id=8757553
Upstream ticket: https://github.com/libical/libical/issues/286
Upstream ticket: https://github.com/libical/libical/issues/251

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