CVE-2021-37600

NameCVE-2021-37600
Description** DISPUTED ** An integer overflow in util-linux through 2.37.1 can potentially cause a buffer overflow if an attacker were able to use system resources in a way that leads to a large number in the /proc/sysvipc/sem file. NOTE: this is unexploitable in GNU C Library environments, and possibly in all realistic environments.
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NVD severitylow
Debian Bugs991619

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
util-linux (PTS)stretch (security), stretch2.29.2-1+deb9u1vulnerable
buster2.33.1-0.1vulnerable
bullseye2.36.1-8fixed
bookworm2.37.2-1fixed
sid2.37.2-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
util-linuxsource(unstable)2.36.1-8low991619

Notes

[buster] - util-linux <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - util-linux <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://github.com/karelzak/util-linux/issues/1395
https://github.com/karelzak/util-linux/commit/1c9143d0c1f979c3daf10e1c37b5b1e916c22a1c

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