DescriptionIn unixODBC before 2.3.5, there is a buffer overflow in the unicode_to_ansi_copy() function in DriverManager/__info.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)
Debian Bugs891596

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
unixodbc (PTS)stretch2.3.4-1vulnerable
buster, bullseye2.3.6-0.1fixed
bookworm, sid2.3.9-5fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[stretch] - unixodbc <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - unixodbc <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - unixodbc <ignored> (Minor issue)
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