DescriptionA use after free in info_width_internal in bk_info.c in Halibut 1.2 allows an attacker to cause a segmentation fault or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted text document.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
halibut (PTS)buster1.2-2vulnerable
sid, trixie, bookworm1.3-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[bullseye] - halibut <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[buster] - halibut <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
Inventing an errorstate to pass to all err_* functions and use it to track fatal errors:;a=commit;h=5c3db60a2911efb18bdc823264b74d8045c407b9 (1.3);a=commit;h=edaf724febe2f9c890ef1cfdf24a78d5c1da2b32 (1.3)

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