Bug#865782: yara: CVE-2017-9465
carnil at debian.org
Sat Jun 24 18:54:59 UTC 2017
Tags: upstream security patch
the following vulnerability was published for yara.
| The yr_arena_write_data function in YARA 3.6.1 allows remote attackers
| to cause a denial of service (buffer over-read and application crash)
| or obtain sensitive information from process memory via a crafted file
| that is mishandled in the yr_re_fast_exec function in libyara/re.c and
| the _yr_scan_match_callback function in libyara/scan.c.
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