CVE-2017-12067

NameCVE-2017-12067
DescriptionPotrace 1.14 has a heap-based buffer over-read in the interpolate_cubic function in mkbitmap.c.
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 Bugs870356

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
potrace (PTS)wheezy1.10-1vulnerable
wheezy (security)1.10-1+deb7u2vulnerable
jessie1.12-1+deb8u1vulnerable
stretch1.13-3vulnerable
buster, sid1.14-2vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
potracesource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant870356

Notes

https://github.com/hackerlib/hackerlib-vul/tree/master/potrace/heap-buffer-overflow-mkbitmap
Upstream bug report https://sourceforge.net/p/potrace/bugs/22/
Crash only in CLI tool mkbitmap, negligible security impact

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