Bug 1992803 (CVE-2020-21678) - CVE-2020-21678 transfig: A global buffer overflow in the genmp_writefontmacro_latex component in genmp.c could result in a denial of service
Summary: CVE-2020-21678 transfig: A global buffer overflow in the genmp_writefontmacro...
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2020-21678
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: 2000741 2000740
Blocks: 1992794
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Reported: 2021-08-11 18:37 UTC by Michael Kaplan
Modified: 2021-10-31 23:29 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2021-09-06 11:12:09 UTC


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Description Michael Kaplan 2021-08-11 18:37:56 UTC
A global buffer overflow in the genmp_writefontmacro_latex component in genmp.c of fig2dev 3.2.7b allows attackers to cause a denial of service (DOS) via converting a xfig file into mp format.

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https://sourceforge.net/p/mcj/tickets/71/


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