CVE-2018-20453

NameCVE-2018-20453
DescriptionThe getlong function in numutils.c in libdoc through 2017-10-23 has a heap-based buffer over-read that allows attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted file.
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 Bugs919526

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
catdoc (PTS)jessie (security), jessie0.94.4-1.1+deb8u1vulnerable
stretch (security), stretch1:0.94.3~git20160113.dbc9ec6+dfsg-1+deb9u1vulnerable
buster, sid1:0.95-4.1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
catdocsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant919526

Notes

Crash in CLI tool, no security impact

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