Bug 1955675 (CVE-2021-3561)

Summary: CVE-2021-3561 fig2dev: Global buffer overflow in fig2dev/read.c in function read_objects
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Pedro Sampaio <psampaio>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: databases-maint, hdegoede, hhorak, jmlich83, kasal, mschorm, odubaj, panovotn, pkubat, steve.traylen
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An Out of Bounds flaw was found in fig2dev utility within transfig. An attacker could use this flaw and provide a crafted input to read_objects() probably resulting in a crash or in some cases memory corruption. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to integrity as well as system availability.
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Description Pedro Sampaio 2021-04-30 16:09:08 UTC
A flaw was found in fig2dev version 3.2.8a. A global buffer overflow in fig2dev/read.c in function read_objects may lead to memory corruption and other potential consequences.

Upstream bug:

https://sourceforge.net/p/mcj/tickets/116/

Upstream fix:

https://sourceforge.net/p/mcj/fig2dev/ci/6827c09d2d6491cb2ae3ac7196439ff3aa791fd9/

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2021-05-21 11:32:03 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2021-3561