CVE-2019-6976

NameCVE-2019-6976
Descriptionlibvips before 8.7.4 writes to uninitialized memory locations in unspecified error cases because iofuncs/memory.c does not zero out allocated memory.
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
vips (PTS)jessie7.40.6-2vulnerable
stretch8.4.5-1vulnerable
buster, sid8.7.4-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
vipssource(unstable)8.7.4-1low

Notes

[stretch] - vips <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - vips <ignored> (Minor Issue)
https://github.com/libvips/libvips/commit/00622428bda8d7521db8d74260b519fa41d69d0a

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