CVE-2020-27618

NameCVE-2020-27618
DescriptionThe iconv function in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) 2.32 and earlier, when processing invalid multi-byte input sequences in IBM1364, IBM1371, IBM1388, IBM1390, and IBM1399 encodings, fails to advance the input state, which could lead to an infinite loop in applications, resulting in a denial of service, a different vulnerability from CVE-2016-10228.
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NVD severitylow
Debian Bugs973914

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
glibc (PTS)stretch2.24-11+deb9u4vulnerable
stretch (security)2.24-11+deb9u1vulnerable
buster2.28-10vulnerable
bullseye2.31-13fixed
bookworm, sid2.32-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
glibcsource(unstable)2.31-5973914

Notes

[buster] - glibc <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - glibc <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=26224
https://sourceware.org/git/?p=glibc.git;a=commit;h=9a99c682144bdbd40792ebf822fe9264e0376fb5

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