CVE-2017-15101

NameCVE-2017-15101
DescriptionA missing patch for a stack-based buffer overflow in findTable() was found in Red Hat version of liblouis before 2.5.4. An attacker could cause a denial of service condition or potentially even arbitrary code execution.
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 severityhigh

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
liblouis (PTS)jessie2.5.3-3+deb8u1fixed
stretch3.0.0-3+deb9u4fixed
buster3.8.0-2fixed
bullseye3.11.0-3fixed
sid3.12.0-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
liblouissource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- liblouis <not-affected> (Incomplete fix not applied in Debian)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1492701#c12
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1511023

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