DescriptionGnulib before 2017-04-26 has a heap-based buffer overflow with the TZ environment variable. The error is in the save_abbr function in time_rz.c.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
gnulib (PTS)buster20140202+stable-4fixed
bookworm, sid20220606~2849690-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
gnulibsource(unstable)(not affected)


- gnulib <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
Fixed by:;a=commitdiff;h=94e01571
Introduced with 4bc76593 and 4e6e16b3f.

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