DescriptionAn uninitialized stack variable vulnerability in load_tic_series() in set.c in gnuplot 5.2.rc1 allows an attacker to cause Denial of Service (Segmentation fault and Memory Corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact when a victim opens a specially crafted file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs864901, 864903

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
gnuplot (PTS)bullseye5.4.1+dfsg1-1+deb11u1fixed
sid, trixie6.0.0+dfsg1-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
gnuplotsourcewheezy(not affected)
gnuplotsourcejessie(not affected)
gnuplot5sourcejessie(not affected)


[jessie] - gnuplot <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
[wheezy] - gnuplot <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
[jessie] - gnuplot5 <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
The specific CVE is for the uninitialized stack variable fixed via set.c
Fixed by:
Introduced by:
Crash in a CLI tool, no security impact

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