Descriptionidn in libidn before 1.33 might allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive memory information by reading a zero byte as input, which triggers an out-of-bounds read, a different vulnerability than CVE-2015-8948.
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NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libidn (PTS)wheezy1.25-2fixed
wheezy (security)1.25-2+deb7u3fixed
jessie (security), jessie1.29-1+deb8u2fixed
buster, sid1.33-2.1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libidnsource(unstable)(not affected)


- libidn <not-affected> (Incomplete fix for CVE-2015-8948 not applied)
Follow-up fix for CVE-2015-8948: (libidn-1-33)

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