CVE-2008-3196

NameCVE-2008-3196
Descriptionskeleton.c in yacc does not properly handle reduction of a rule with an empty right hand side, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause an out-of-bounds stack access when the yacc stack pointer points to the end of the stack.
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 severityhigh
Debian Bugs491182

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
byacc (PTS)buster, bullseye, stretch20140715-1fixed
bookworm, sid1:2.0.20220114-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
byaccsource(unstable)20070509-1.1low491182

Notes

[etch] - byacc <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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