DescriptionBuffer overflow in compface 1.5.2 and earlier allows user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a long declaration in a .xbm file. NOTE: this issue only affects compface on distributions that used a certain patch.
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 Bugs534973

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Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libcompface (PTS)bullseye, sid, buster, jessie, stretch1:1.5.2-5fixed

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