DescriptionIn radare2 2.5.0, there is a heap-based buffer over-read in the r_hex_bin2str function (libr/util/hex.c). Remote attackers could leverage this vulnerability to cause a denial of service via a crafted DEX file. This issue is different from CVE-2017-15368.
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NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs897305

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
radare2 (PTS)jessie0.9.6-3.1+deb8u1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[jessie] - radare2 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - radare2 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
Before applying the fix for CVE-2018-8808 the issue is covered/differently visible

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