CVE-2021-3696

NameCVE-2021-3696
DescriptionA heap out-of-bounds write may heppen during the handling of Huffman tables in the PNG reader. This may lead to data corruption in the heap space. Confidentiality, Integrity and Availablity impact may be considered Low as it's very complex to an attacker control the encoding and positioning of corrupted Huffman entries to achieve results such as arbitrary code execution and/or secure boot circumvention. This flaw affects grub2 versions prior grub-2.12.
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
grub2 (PTS)buster2.06-3~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)2.06-3~deb10u2fixed
bullseye2.06-3~deb11u1fixed
bullseye (security)2.06-3~deb11u4fixed
bookworm2.06-5fixed
sid2.06-6fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
grub2sourcebuster2.06-3~deb10u1
grub2sourcebullseye2.06-3~deb11u1
grub2source(unstable)2.06-3

Notes

[stretch] - grub2 <ignored> (No SecureBoot support in stretch)
[jessie] - grub2 <ignored> (No SecureBoot support in jessie)
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2022/06/07/5

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