DescriptionThe find_option function in in Ledger 3.1.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack-based buffer overflow and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted file.
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 Bugs870900

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ledger (PTS)jessie3.1+dfsg1-2vulnerable
buster, sid3.1.2~pre1+g3a00e1c+dfsg1-5vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[stretch] - ledger <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - ledger <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - ledger <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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