DescriptionA NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in pesign's cms_set_pw_data() function of the cms_common.c file. The function fails to handle the NULL pwdata invocation from daemon.c, which leads to an explicit NULL dereference and crash on all attempts to daemonize pesign.
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
pesign (PTS)buster0.112-5fixed
bookworm, bullseye0.112-6fixed
sid, trixie116-6fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
pesignsource(unstable)(not affected)


- pesign <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
Introduced by: (114)
Fixed by: (115)

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