CVE-2016-10197

Source
Severity Low
Remote Yes
Type Denial of service
Description
The search_make_new function in evdns.c in libevent before 2.1.6-beta allows attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via an empty hostname.
Group Package Affected Fixed Severity Status Ticket
AVG-214 libevent 2.0.22-2 2.0.22-3 Low Fixed
References
https://github.com/libevent/libevent/commit/ec65c42052d95d2c23d1d837136d1cf1d9ecef9e
https://github.com/libevent/libevent/issues/332