Augeas versions up to and including 1.8.0 are vulnerable to heap-based buffer overflow due to improper handling of escaped strings. Attacker could send crafted strings that would cause the application using augeas to copy past the end of a buffer, leading to a crash or possible code execution.
|http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100378||Third Party Advisory VDB Entry|
|https://github.com/hercules-team/augeas/pull/480||Third Party Advisory|
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