CVE-2020-21531

Published on: 09/16/2021 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 10/20/2021 02:31:00 PM UTC

CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Certain versions of Debian Linux from Debian contain the following vulnerability:

fig2dev 3.2.7b contains a global buffer overflow in the conv_pattern_index function in gencgm.c.

  • CVE-2020-21531 has been assigned by URL Logo [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as MEDIUM severity.

CVSS3 Score: 5.5 - MEDIUM

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
LOCAL LOW NONE REQUIRED
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED NONE NONE HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 4.3 - MEDIUM

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
NETWORK MEDIUM NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
NONE NONE PARTIAL

CVE References

Description Tags Link
[SECURITY] [DLA 2778-1] fig2dev security update lists.debian.org
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URL Logo MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20211004 [SECURITY] [DLA 2778-1] fig2dev security update
Xfig / Tickets / #63 global-buffer-overflow in conv_pattern_index() function sourceforge.net
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URL Logo MISC sourceforge.net/p/mcj/tickets/63/

Related QID Numbers

  • 178818 Debian Security Update for fig2dev (DLA 2778-1)
  • 751291 SUSE Enterprise Linux Security Update for transfig (SUSE-SU-2021:3585-1)
  • 751292 OpenSUSE Security Update for transfig (openSUSE-SU-2021:3584-1)
  • 751316 OpenSUSE Security Update for transfig (openSUSE-SU-2021:1439-1)

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
Operating
System
DebianDebian Linux9.0AllAllAll
ApplicationXfig ProjectFig2dev3.2.7bAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:xfig_project:fig2dev:3.2.7:b:*:*:*:*:*:*:

Social Mentions

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