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
bullseye, sid0.16.1-6vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[bullseye] - freedroidrpg <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[buster] - freedroidrpg <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - freedroidrpg <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - freedroidrpg <end-of-life> (games are not supported)

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