Bug 1955675 (CVE-2021-3561) - CVE-2021-3561 fig2dev: Global buffer overflow in fig2dev/read.c in function read_objects
Summary: CVE-2021-3561 fig2dev: Global buffer overflow in fig2dev/read.c in function r...
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2021-3561
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Blocks: 1955678 1962940
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Reported: 2021-04-30 16:09 UTC by Pedro Sampaio
Modified: 2021-05-27 11:54 UTC (History)
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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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Last Closed: 2021-05-21 11:32:03 UTC


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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


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