DescriptionAn issue was discovered in Liblouis 3.5.0. A invalid free in the compileRule function in compileTranslationTable.c allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other 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
Debian Bugs899999

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
liblouis (PTS)stretch3.0.0-3+deb9u4fixed
bullseye, sid3.14.0-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
liblouissourcejessie(not affected)
liblouissourcewheezy(not affected)


[jessie] - liblouis <not-affected> (Code did not even exist at the time)
[wheezy] - liblouis <not-affected> (Code did not even exist at the time)

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