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)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
liblouis (PTS)stretch3.0.0-3+deb9u4fixed
bookworm, sid3.21.0-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
liblouissource(unstable)(not affected)


- liblouis <not-affected> (Incomplete fix not applied in Debian)

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