DescriptionA NULL pointer dereference in SANE Backends before 1.0.30 allows a malicious device connected to the same local network as the victim to cause a denial of service, GHSL-2020-079.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs961302

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
sane-backends (PTS)buster1.0.27-3.2vulnerable
bookworm, sid1.2.1-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
sane-backendssourcejessie(not affected)


[buster] - sane-backends <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - sane-backends <ignored> (already mitigated, auto-discovery for unsupported network access added in 1.0.27)
[jessie] - sane-backends <not-affected> (epsonds backend was added in 1.0.25) (1.0.30, disable unsupported network access) (prospective network code fix)

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