CVE-2018-13843

NameCVE-2018-13843
DescriptionAn issue has been found in HTSlib 1.8. It is a memory leak in bgzf_getline in bgzf.c. NOTE: the software maintainer's position is that the "failure to free memory" can be fixed in applications that use the HTSlib library (such as test/test_bgzf.c in the original report) and is not a library issue
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
htslib (PTS)bullseye1.11-4fixed
bookworm1.16+ds-3fixed
sid, trixie1.20+ds-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
htslibsource(unstable)1.9-2low

Notes

[stretch] - htslib <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - htslib <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://github.com/samtools/htslib/issues/731#issue-339662537

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