CVE-2018-17231

NameCVE-2018-17231
Description** DISPUTED ** Telegram Desktop (aka tdesktop) 1.3.14 might allow attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and application exit) via an "Edit color palette" search that triggers an "index out of range" condition. NOTE: this issue is disputed by multiple third parties because the described attack scenario does not cross a privilege boundary.
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
telegram-desktop (PTS)buster, sid1.4.0-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
telegram-desktopsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

Disputed as attack scenario does not cross a privilege boundary.

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