CVE-2016-8685

NameCVE-2016-8685
DescriptionThe findnext function in decompose.c in potrace 1.13 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid memory access and crash) via a crafted BMP image.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs843861

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
potrace (PTS)wheezy1.10-1vulnerable
wheezy (security)1.10-1+deb7u1vulnerable
jessie1.12-1+deb8u1vulnerable
stretch1.13-3fixed
sid1.14-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
potracesource(unstable)1.13-3medium843861

Notes

https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2016/08/29/potrace-invalid-memory-access-in-findnext-decompose-c/

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