DescriptionAn issue was discovered in GNU recutils 1.8. There is a NULL pointer dereference in the function rec_field_name_equal_p at rec-field-name.c in librec.a, leading to a crash.
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)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
recutils (PTS)jessie1.7-1vulnerable
bullseye, sid, buster1.7-3vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


Negligible security impact

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