CVE-2018-7247

NameCVE-2018-7247
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in pixHtmlViewer in prog/htmlviewer.c in Leptonica before 1.75.3. Unsanitized input (rootname) can overflow a buffer, leading potentially to arbitrary code execution or possibly 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 severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
leptonlib (PTS)jessie1.71-2.1vulnerable
stretch1.74.1-1vulnerable
buster, sid1.76.0-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
leptonlibsource(unstable)1.76.0-1unimportant

Notes

https://github.com/DanBloomberg/leptonica/commit/c1079bb8e77cdd426759e466729917ca37a3ed9f

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