CVE-2020-14938

NameCVE-2020-14938
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in map.c in FreedroidRPG 1.0rc2. It assumes lengths of data sets read from saved game files. It copies data from a file into a fixed-size heap-allocated buffer without size verification, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow.
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 severityhigh
Debian Bugs964197

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
freedroidrpg (PTS)stretch0.16.1-2vulnerable
buster0.16.1-4vulnerable
bullseye, sid0.16.1-6vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
freedroidrpgsourcejessie(unfixed)end-of-life
freedroidrpgsource(unstable)(unfixed)low964197

Notes

[buster] - freedroidrpg <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - freedroidrpg <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - freedroidrpg <end-of-life> (games are not supported)
https://bugs.freedroid.org/b/issue952
https://logicaltrust.net/blog/2020/02/freedroid.html

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