CVE-2008-4575

NameCVE-2008-4575
DescriptionBuffer overflow in the DoCommand function in jhead before 2.84 might allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via (1) a long -cmd argument and (2) unspecified vectors related to "a bunch of potential string overflows."
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 Bugs502353

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
jhead (PTS)jessie (security), jessie1:2.97-1+deb8u1fixed
stretch1:3.00-4+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid1:3.00-8fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
jheadsource(unstable)2.84-1low502353

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