CVE-2015-5237

NameCVE-2015-5237
Descriptionprotobuf allows remote authenticated attackers to cause a heap-based buffer overflow.
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)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
protobuf (PTS)jessie2.6.1-1vulnerable
stretch3.0.0-9vulnerable
buster, sid3.0.0-9.1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
protobufsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

https://github.com/google/protobuf/issues/760
Upstream doesn't consider this a real issue in practice.

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