DescriptionMemory leak in the vcard_apdu_new function in card_7816.c in libcacard before 2.5.3 allows local guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host memory consumption) via vectors related to allocating a new APDU object.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs856501

Vulnerable and fixed packages

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Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libcacard (PTS)buster1:2.6.1-1fixed
sid, trixie, bookworm, bullseye1:2.8.0-3fixed

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