CVE-2017-13743

NameCVE-2017-13743
DescriptionThere is a buffer overflow in Liblouis 3.2.0, triggered in the function _lou_showString() in utils.c, that will lead to a remote denial of service attack.
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 Bugs874302

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
liblouis (PTS)wheezy2.4.1-1vulnerable
jessie2.5.3-3vulnerable
stretch3.0.0-3vulnerable
buster, sid3.3.0-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
liblouissource(unstable)3.3.0-1low874302

Notes

[stretch] - liblouis <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - liblouis <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - liblouis <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1484335

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