CVE-2018-20230

NameCVE-2018-20230
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in PSPP 1.2.0. There is a heap-based buffer overflow at the function read_bytes_internal in utilities/pspp-dump-sav.c, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact.
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 Bugs916902

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
pspp (PTS)jessie0.8.4-1vulnerable
stretch0.10.2-1vulnerable
buster, sid1.2.0-2vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
psppsource(unstable)(unfixed)medium916902

Notes

[stretch] - pspp <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - pspp <no-dsa> (Crash cannot be observed under normal conditions)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1660318
https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/pspp.git/commit/?id=abd1f816ca3b4f382bddf4564ad092aa934f0ccc

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