DescriptionStack-based buffer overflow in the _chm_find_in_PMGL function in chm_lib.c for chmlib before 0.36, as used in products such as KchmViewer, allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via a CHM file containing a long element, a different vulnerability than CVE-2005-3318.
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 (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs327431

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Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
chmlib (PTS)jessie, stretch2:0.40a-3fixed
buster, sid2:0.40a-5fixed

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