CVE-2021-44648

NameCVE-2021-44648
DescriptionGNOME gdk-pixbuf 2.42.6 is vulnerable to a heap-buffer overflow vulnerability when decoding the lzw compressed stream of image data in GIF files with lzw minimum code size equals to 12.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
gdk-pixbuf (PTS)stretch (security), stretch2.36.5-2+deb9u2fixed
buster2.38.1+dfsg-1vulnerable
bullseye2.42.2+dfsg-1vulnerable
bookworm, sid2.42.6+dfsg-2vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
gdk-pixbufsourcestretch(not affected)
gdk-pixbufsource(unstable)(unfixed)

Notes

[stretch] - gdk-pixbuf <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/gdk-pixbuf/-/issues/136
https://sahildhar.github.io/blogpost/GdkPixbuf-Heap-Buffer-Overflow-in-lzw_decoder_new/
Introduced by: https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/gdk-pixbuf/-/commit/b88f1ce91a610a4e491a4ad6352183791e78afac (2.39.2)

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