CVE-2020-36646

NameCVE-2020-36646
DescriptionA vulnerability classified as problematic has been found in MediaArea ZenLib up to 0.4.38. This affects the function Ztring::Date_From_Seconds_1970_Local of the file Source/ZenLib/Ztring.cpp. The manipulation of the argument Value leads to unchecked return value to null pointer dereference. Upgrading to version 0.4.39 is able to address this issue. The name of the patch is 6475fcccd37c9cf17e0cfe263b5fe0e2e47a8408. It is recommended to upgrade the affected component. The identifier VDB-217629 was assigned to this vulnerability.
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ReferencesDLA-3290-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libzen (PTS)buster0.4.37-1vulnerable
buster (security)0.4.37-1+deb10u1fixed
bullseye0.4.38-1vulnerable
bookworm, sid0.4.40-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libzensourcebuster0.4.37-1+deb10u1DLA-3290-1
libzensource(unstable)0.4.39-1

Notes

[bullseye] - libzen <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://github.com/MediaArea/ZenLib/pull/119
https://github.com/MediaArea/ZenLib/commit/6475fcccd37c9cf17e0cfe263b5fe0e2e47a8408 (v0.4.39)

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