An issue was discovered in PSPP 1.6.2. There is a heap-based buffer overflow at the function read_string in utilities/pspp-dump-sav.c, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact.
Created pspp tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: fedora-all [bug 2124267]
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