DescriptionA global buffer overflow in the genmp_writefontmacro_latex component in genmp.c of fig2dev 3.2.7b allows attackers to cause a denial of service (DOS) via converting a xfig file into mp format.
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)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
fig2dev (PTS)buster1:3.2.7a-5+deb10u4vulnerable
bookworm, sid1:3.2.8b-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs

Notes (3.2.8)
Crash in CLI tool, no security impact

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