CVE-2016-5826

NameCVE-2016-5826
DescriptionThe parser_get_next_char function in libical 0.47 and 1.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds heap read) by crafting a string to the icalparser_parse_string function.
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

[jessie] - libical <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - libical <no-dsa> (Low prio according to upstream)
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1281041

Search for package or bug name: Reporting problems