CVE-2017-7938

NameCVE-2017-7938
DescriptionStack-based buffer overflow in DMitry (Deepmagic Information Gathering Tool) version 1.3a (Unix) allows attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a long argument. An example threat model is automated execution of DMitry with hostname strings found in local log files.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs1070370

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
dmitry (PTS)buster1.3a-1vulnerable
bullseye1.3a-1.1vulnerable
bookworm1.3a-1.2vulnerable
sid, trixie1.3a-3vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
dmitrysource(unstable)(unfixed)1070370

Notes

[bookworm] - dmitry <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[bullseye] - dmitry <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[buster] - dmitry <postponed> (Minor issue, crash in CLI tool, requires malicious parameter)
https://packetstormsecurity.com/files/142210/Dmitry-1.3a-Local-Stack-Buffer-Overflow.html
https://github.com/jaygreig86/dmitry/pull/12

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