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Last Modified on: 01/23/2023 03:08:00 PM UTC

The following vulnerability was found:

In pkgconf through 1.9.3, variable duplication can cause unbounded string expansion due to incorrect checks in libpkgconf/tuple.c:pkgconf_tuple_parse. For example, a .pc file containing a few hundred bytes can expand to one billion bytes.

CVE References

Description Tags Link
Tags · pkgconf/pkgconf · GitHub
u-config: a new, lean pkg-config clone
tuple: test for, and stop string processing, on truncation · 628b2b2baf - pkgconf - Treehouse Gitea

Related QID Numbers

  • 502646 Alpine Linux Security Update for pkgconf
  • 502647 Alpine Linux Security Update for pkgconf

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