DescriptionMultiple buffer overflows in XShisen allow attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long (1) -KCONV command line option or (2) XSHISENLIB environment variable.
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
Debian Bugs213957

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xshisen (PTS)jessie1:1.51-4.1+deb8u1fixed
bullseye, sid, buster1:1.51-6fixed

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

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