Description** DISPUTED ** In Tcl 8.6.11, a format string vulnerability in nmakehlp.c might allow code execution via a crafted file. NOTE: multiple third parties dispute the significance of this finding.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
tcl8.6 (PTS)buster8.6.9+dfsg-2vulnerable
sid, trixie, bookworm8.6.13+dfsg-2vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs

Various other sources would embedd a copy as well, but the security impact of
the issue tself for tcl is disputed in its significance.

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