CVE-2021-40400

NameCVE-2021-40400
DescriptionAn out-of-bounds read vulnerability exists in the RS-274X aperture macro outline primitive functionality of Gerbv 2.7.0 and dev (commit b5f1eacd) and the forked version of Gerbv (commit d7f42a9a). A specially-crafted Gerber file can lead to information disclosure. An attacker can provide a malicious file to trigger this vulnerability.
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
gerbv (PTS)buster2.7.0-1+deb10u1vulnerable
bullseye2.7.0-2+deb11u1vulnerable
bookworm, sid2.9.2-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
gerbvsource(unstable)2.9.2-1unimportant

Notes

https://github.com/gerbv/gerbv/issues/79
https://github.com/gerbv/gerbv/pull/124
Fixed by: https://github.com/gerbv/gerbv/commit/caa6560d5d683f827c672fd5e380f89a8ef632b6
https://talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2021-1413
Crash in GUI tool, no security impact

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