|Description||An issue was discovered in libtskbase.a in The Sleuth Kit (TSK) from release 4.0.2 through to 4.6.1. An out-of-bounds read of a memory region was found in the function tsk_UTF16toUTF8 in tsk/base/tsk_unicode.c which could be leveraged by an attacker to disclose information or manipulated to read from unmapped memory causing a denial of service attack.|
|Source||CVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)|
Vulnerable and fixed packages
The table below lists information on source packages.
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
|Package||Type||Release||Fixed Version||Urgency||Origin||Debian Bugs|
[bullseye] - sleuthkit <ignored> (Minor issue)
[buster] - sleuthkit <ignored> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - sleuthkit <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - sleuthkit <no-dsa> (Minor issue)