DescriptionThe giftrans function in giftrans 1.12.2 contains a stack-based buffer overflow because a value inside the input file determines the amount of data to write. This allows an attacker to overwrite up to 250 bytes outside of the allocated buffer with arbitrary data.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs1002739

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
giftrans (PTS)bookworm, bullseye1.12.2-19vulnerable
sid, trixie1.12.2-20vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


Negligible security impact; crash in CLI tool

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