CVE-2020-14931

NameCVE-2020-14931
DescriptionA stack-based buffer overflow in DMitry (Deepmagic Information Gathering Tool) 1.3a might allow remote WHOIS servers to execute arbitrary code via a long line in a response that is mishandled by nic_format_buff.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs1070370

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
dmitry (PTS)buster1.3a-1vulnerable
bullseye1.3a-1.1vulnerable
bookworm1.3a-1.2vulnerable
sid, trixie1.3a-3vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
dmitrysource(unstable)(unfixed)1070370

Notes

[bookworm] - dmitry <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[bullseye] - dmitry <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[buster] - dmitry <postponed> (Minor issue, requires hostile whois server)
https://github.com/jaygreig86/dmitry/issues/4
https://github.com/jaygreig86/dmitry/pull/6
Fixed by: https://github.com/jaygreig86/dmitry/commit/da1fda491145719ae15dd36dd37a69bdbba0b192

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