DescriptionFormat string vulnerability in misc.c in GNU GNATS 4.00 may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in a string that gets logged by syslog.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
gnats (PTS)wheezy4.1.0-2fixed
jessie, stretch4.1.0-3fixed
buster, sid4.1.0-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs

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