CVE-2009-4228

NameCVE-2009-4228
DescriptionStack consumption vulnerability in u_bound.c in Xfig 3.2.5b and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a long string in a malformed .fig file that uses the 1.3 file format, possibly related to the readfp_fig function in f_read.c.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xfig (PTS)buster1:3.2.7a-3vulnerable
buster (security)1:3.2.7a-3+deb10u1vulnerable
bullseye1:3.2.8-3+deb11u1vulnerable
bookworm1:3.2.8b-2vulnerable
trixie, sid1:3.2.9-3vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xfigsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/12/08/5

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