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FS#50330 - [jq] Backport fix for CVE-2015-8863 (heap-based buffer overflow)

Attached to Project: Community Packages
Opened by Remi Gacogne (rgacogne) - Tuesday, 09 August 2016, 16:08 GMT
Last edited by Evgeniy Alexeev (arcan1s) - Wednesday, 10 August 2016, 10:59 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Security
Status Closed
Assigned To Evgeniy Alexeev (arcan1s)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No



There is a long-standing security issue[1] in jq, for which there is a committed fix[2] but no released version. Would you be willing to consider backporting the fix? While unlikely, it looks like this security issue might lead to arbitrary code execution and the fix is trivial, so I think it might be worth it.

Thank you!

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Closed by  Evgeniy Alexeev (arcan1s)
Wednesday, 10 August 2016, 10:59 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  1.5-4