DescriptionOCaml compiler allows attackers to have unspecified impact via unknown vectors, a similar issue to CVE-2017-9772 "but with much less impact."
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)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs874700

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ocaml (PTS)jessie4.01.0-5vulnerable
buster, sid4.05.0-11fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[stretch] - ocaml <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - ocaml <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - ocaml <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
Make sure any potential advisories are clear that any created suid
binaries using ocaml must be re-created once ocaml has been updated.

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