Bug 2051389 (CVE-2021-40403) - CVE-2021-40403 gerbv:pick-and-place rotation parsing use of uninitialized variable vulnerability
Summary: CVE-2021-40403 gerbv:pick-and-place rotation parsing use of uninitialized var...
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Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Alias: CVE-2021-40403
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: 2051390 2051391
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2022-02-07 07:48 UTC by Avinash Hanwate
Modified: 2022-02-07 08:14 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2022-02-07 08:14:32 UTC


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Description Avinash Hanwate 2022-02-07 07:48:45 UTC
An information disclosure vulnerability exists in the pick-and-place rotation parsing functionality of Gerbv 2.7.0 and dev (commit b5f1eacd), and Gerbv forked 2.8.0. A specially-crafted pick-and-place file can exploit the missing initialization of a structure to leak memory contents. An attacker can provide a malicious file to trigger this vulnerability.

https://talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2021-1417

Comment 1 Avinash Hanwate 2022-02-07 07:49:11 UTC
Created gerbv tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 2051390]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 2051391]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2022-02-07 08:14:30 UTC
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.


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