CVE-2018-20430

NameCVE-2018-20430
DescriptionGNU Libextractor through 1.8 has an out-of-bounds read vulnerability in the function history_extract() in plugins/ole2_extractor.c, related to EXTRACTOR_common_convert_to_utf8 in common/convert.c.
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)
ReferencesDLA-1616-1, DSA-4361-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs917214

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libextractor (PTS)jessie1:1.3-2+deb8u1vulnerable
jessie (security)1:1.3-2+deb8u4fixed
stretch (security), stretch1:1.3-4+deb9u3fixed
buster, sid1:1.8-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libextractorsource(unstable)1:1.8-2medium917214
libextractorsourcejessie1:1.3-2+deb8u4mediumDLA-1616-1
libextractorsourcestretch1:1.3-4+deb9u3mediumDSA-4361-1

Notes

https://gnunet.org/bugs/view.php?id=5493
https://gnunet.org/git/libextractor.git/commit/?id=b405d707b36e0654900cba78e89f49779efea110

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