CVE-2021-42523

NameCVE-2021-42523
DescriptionThere are two Information Disclosure vulnerabilities in colord, and they lie in colord/src/cd-device-db.c and colord/src/cd-profile-db.c separately. They exist because the 'err_msg' of 'sqlite3_exec' is not releasing after use, while libxml2 emphasizes that the caller needs to release it.
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
colord (PTS)buster1.4.3-4vulnerable
bullseye1.4.5-3vulnerable
bookworm1.4.6-1fixed
sid1.4.6-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
colordsource(unstable)1.4.6-1unimportant

Notes

https://github.com/hughsie/colord/issues/110
https://github.com/hughsie/colord/commit/adf41f36cf7214d7d6fa8d528b74eba47c377405 (1.4.6)
Memory leak in a system-local daemon, negligible security impact

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