Bug 1992806 (CVE-2020-21676)

Summary: CVE-2020-21676 transfig: A stack-based buffer overflow in the genpstrx_text() component in genpstricks.c could result in a denial of service
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Michael Kaplan <mkaplan>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: databases-maint, hhorak, kasal, mschorm, pkubat
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Description Michael Kaplan 2021-08-11 18:42:35 UTC
A stack-based buffer overflow in the genpstrx_text() component in genpstricks.c of fig2dev 3.2.7b allows attackers to cause a denial of service (DOS) via converting a xfig file into pstricks format.

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https://sourceforge.net/p/mcj/tickets/76/