CVE-2021-3622

NameCVE-2021-3622
DescriptionA flaw was found in the hivex library. This flaw allows an attacker to input a specially crafted Windows Registry (hive) file, which would cause hivex to recursively call the _get_children() function, leading to a stack overflow. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to system availability.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs991860

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
hivex (PTS)buster, buster (security)1.3.18-1+deb10u1vulnerable
bullseye1.3.20-1vulnerable
sid, trixie, bookworm1.3.23-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
hivexsource(unstable)1.3.21-1991860

Notes

[bullseye] - hivex <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[buster] - hivex <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - hivex <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://listman.redhat.com/archives/libguestfs/2021-August/msg00002.html
https://github.com/libguestfs/hivex/commit/771728218dac2fbf6997a7e53225e75a4c6b7255

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