CVE-2019-11640

NameCVE-2019-11640
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in GNU recutils 1.8. There is a heap-based buffer overflow in the function rec_fex_parse_str_simple at rec-fex.c in librec.a.
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

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
recutils (PTS)jessie1.7-1vulnerable
stretch1.7-1.1vulnerable
buster, bullseye, sid1.7-3vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
recutilssource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

Negligible security impact

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