CVE-2018-19760

NameCVE-2018-19760
Descriptioncfg_init in confuse.c in libConfuse 3.2.2 has a memory leak.
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)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
confuse (PTS)jessie2.7-5vulnerable
jessie (security)2.7-5+deb8u1vulnerable
stretch3.0+dfsg-2+deb9u1vulnerable
buster, sid3.2.2+dfsg-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
confusesource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1649152
https://github.com/martinh/libconfuse/issues/120
https://github.com/martinh/libconfuse/commit/5f0e9ea4213d4047649c462e4f1b59a082af58e2
Issue caused by premature exit without cleanup on an error in the caller
not in the library; Negligible security impact in itself and disputed.

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