Bug 1992806 (CVE-2020-21676) - CVE-2020-21676 transfig: A stack-based buffer overflow in the genpstrx_text() component in genpstricks.c could result in a denial of service
Summary: CVE-2020-21676 transfig: A stack-based buffer overflow in the genpstrx_text()...
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2020-21676
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 2000751 2000750
Blocks: 1992794
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Reported: 2021-08-11 18:42 UTC by Michael Kaplan
Modified: 2021-10-31 23:29 UTC (History)
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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/


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