CVE-2018-16429

NameCVE-2018-16429
DescriptionGNOME GLib 2.56.1 has an out-of-bounds read vulnerability in g_markup_parse_context_parse() in gmarkup.c, related to utf8_str().
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
glib2.0 (PTS)jessie2.42.1-1vulnerable
stretch2.50.3-2vulnerable
buster, sid2.58.1-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
glib2.0source(unstable)2.58.0-1low

Notes

[stretch] - glib2.0 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - glib2.0 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/glib/commit/cec71705406f0b2790422f0c1aa0ff3b4b464b1b
https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/glib/issues/1361

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