[Bug libelf/21301] memory allocation failure in __libelf_decompress

mark at klomp dot org sourceware-bugzilla@sourceware.org
Mon Apr 3 21:54:00 GMT 2017


Mark Wielaard <mark at klomp dot org> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
             Status|UNCONFIRMED                 |RESOLVED
                 CC|                            |mark at klomp dot org
         Resolution|---                         |FIXED

--- Comment #2 from Mark Wielaard <mark at klomp dot org> ---
commit 8dcc4bf791469a32c3a09ebcc23b309bf75c795f
Author: Mark Wielaard <mark@klomp.org>
Date:   Fri Mar 24 15:06:04 2017 +0100

    libelf: Check compression ratio before trying to allocate output buffer.

    The maximum compression factor (http://www.zlib.net/zlib_tech.html) is
    1032:1. Add a sanity check for that before trying to allocate lots of
    memory and trying to decompress lots of bogus data.


    Signed-off-by: Mark Wielaard <mark@klomp.org>

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