CVE-2016-4021

NameCVE-2016-4021
DescriptionThe read_binary function in buffer.c in pgpdump before 0.30 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and CPU consumption) via crafted input, as demonstrated by the \xa3\x03 string.
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)
ReferencesDLA-768-1
NVD severityhigh
Debian Bugs773747

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
pgpdump (PTS)stretch0.31-0.2fixed
buster0.33-1fixed
bookworm, bullseye, sid0.33-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
pgpdumpsourcewheezy0.27-1+deb7u1DLA-768-1
pgpdumpsourcejessie0.28-1+deb8u1
pgpdumpsource(unstable)0.31-0.1773747

Notes

https://www.syss.de/fileadmin/dokumente/Publikationen/Advisories/SYSS-2016-030.txt
https://github.com/kazu-yamamoto/pgpdump/pull/16

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