Bug 2006516 (CVE-2021-32280) - CVE-2021-32280 transfig: NULL pointer dereference in compute_closed_spline() in trans_spline.c
Summary: CVE-2021-32280 transfig: NULL pointer dereference in compute_closed_spline() ...
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2021-32280
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 2006517 2006830 2006831
Blocks: 2006518
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2021-09-21 18:42 UTC by Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz
Modified: 2022-05-17 09:28 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: transfig 3.2.8
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The transfig package is susceptible to a NULL pointer dereference on crafted input. While translating fig code, patterns which include incomplete closed splines lead to this software flaw. The highest threat from this vulnerability is availability.
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Description Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2021-09-21 18:42:47 UTC
An issue was discovered in fig2dev through 20200520. A NULL pointer dereference exists in the function compute_closed_spline() located in trans_spline.c. It allows an attacker to cause Denial of Service.

Reference:
https://sourceforge.net/p/mcj/tickets/107/

Comment 1 Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2021-09-21 18:43:00 UTC
Created transfig tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 2006517]


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