DescriptionFormat string vulnerability in the rrdtool module 1.4.7 for Python, as used in Zenoss, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via format string specifiers to the rrdtool.graph function.
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 Bugs708866

Vulnerable and fixed packages

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Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
rrdtool (PTS)jessie1.4.8-1.2fixed
buster, sid1.7.0-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


Non-issue, calling application need to perform sanitising

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