CVE-2016-4425

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Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2016-05-01
CWE:
CWE-400
Bugzilla:
1332200: CVE-2016-4425 jansson: stack exhaustion parsing a JSON file

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Jansson 2.7 and earlier allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (deep recursion, stack consumption, and crash) via crafted JSON data.

Find out more about CVE-2016-4425 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 jansson Will not fix
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.
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