CVE-2019-8379

NameCVE-2019-8379
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in AdvanceCOMP through 2.1. A NULL pointer dereference exists in the function be_uint32_read() located in endianrw.h. It can be triggered by sending a crafted file to a binary. It allows an attacker to cause a Denial of Service (Segmentation fault) or possibly have unspecified other impact when a victim opens a specially crafted file.
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ReferencesDLA-2868-1
Debian Bugs928729

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
advancecomp (PTS)buster, bullseye2.1-2.1fixed
bookworm, sid2.4-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
advancecompsourcestretch1.20-1+deb9u1DLA-2868-1
advancecompsource(unstable)2.1-2.1928729

Notes

[jessie] - advancecomp <ignored> (Minor issue)
https://sourceforge.net/p/advancemame/bugs/271/
https://github.com/amadvance/advancecomp/commit/7894a6e684ce68ddff9f4f4919ab8e3911ac8040

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