CVE-2020-21681

NameCVE-2020-21681
DescriptionA global buffer overflow in the set_color component in genge.c of fig2dev 3.2.7b allows attackers to cause a denial of service (DOS) via converting a xfig file into ge format.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
fig2dev (PTS)stretch1:3.2.6a-2+deb9u3vulnerable
stretch (security)1:3.2.6a-2+deb9u4vulnerable
buster1:3.2.7a-5+deb10u4vulnerable
bullseye1:3.2.8-3fixed
sid, bookworm1:3.2.8b-1fixed
transfig (PTS)jessie, jessie (lts)1:3.2.6a-2~deb8u1vulnerable

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
fig2devsource(unstable)1:3.2.8-1unimportant
transfigsource(unstable)(unfixed)

Notes

https://sourceforge.net/p/mcj/tickets/73/
https://sourceforge.net/p/mcj/fig2dev/ci/d70e4ba6308046f71cb51f67db8412155af52411/ (3.2.8)
https://sourceforge.net/p/mcj/fig2dev/ci/4d4e1fdac467c386cba8706aa0067d5ab8da02d7/ (3.2.8)
Crash in CLI tool, no security impact
[jessie] - transfig <ignored> (unimportant, see renamed package fig2dev)

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