DescriptionAn issue was discovered in sysstat 12.1.1. The remap_struct function in sa_common.c has an out-of-bounds read during a memmove call, as demonstrated by sadf.
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 (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs914384

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
sysstat (PTS)jessie11.0.1-1fixed
buster, sid12.0.1-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
sysstatsourcejessie(not affected)
sysstatsourcestretch(not affected)


[stretch] - sysstat <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
[jessie] - sysstat <not-affected> (vulnerable code was introduced later)
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Vulnerable code introduced with

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