DescriptionA flaw was found in libcaca. A buffer overflow of export.c in function export_troff might lead to memory corruption and other potential consequences.
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)
Debian Bugs987278

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libcaca (PTS)buster0.99.beta19-2.1vulnerable
bookworm, sid0.99.beta20-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[bullseye] - libcaca <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[buster] - libcaca <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - libcaca <postponed> (Minor issue; can be fixed in next update)
Fixed by: (v0.99.beta20)

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