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FS#43366 - [libevent] heap-overflow vulnerability CVE-2014-6272

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Remi Gacogne (rgacogne) - Wednesday, 07 January 2015, 13:30 GMT
Last edited by Eric Belanger (Snowman) - Thursday, 08 January 2015, 16:27 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Security
Status Closed
Assigned To Eric Belanger (Snowman)
Tom Gundersen (tomegun)
Architecture All
Severity High
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


Libevent 2.0.22 has been released [1], fixing a potential heap-overflow vulnerability, CVE-2014-6272 [2].

We should upgrade whenever possible.

This task depends upon

Closed by  Eric Belanger (Snowman)
Thursday, 08 January 2015, 16:27 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  libevent-2.0.22-1 is now in [testing] repo