CVE-2017-14108

NameCVE-2017-14108
Descriptionlibgedit.a in GNOME gedit through 3.22.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a file that begins with many '\0' characters.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs875311

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
gedit (PTS)bullseye3.38.1-1vulnerable
bookworm44.2-1vulnerable
trixie, sid46.2-3vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
geditsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant875311

Notes

https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=791037
negligible security impact

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