DescriptionAn issue was discovered in GEGL through 0.3.32. The process function in operations/external/ppm-load.c has unbounded memory allocation, leading to a denial of service (application crash) upon allocation failure.
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 severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
gegl (PTS)stretch0.3.8-4vulnerable
bullseye, sid1:0.4.26-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[stretch] - gegl <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - gegl <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - gegl <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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