Description** DISPUTED ** stb_truetype.h v1.26 was discovered to contain a heap-buffer-overflow via the function stbtt__find_table at stb_truetype.h. NOTE: Third party has disputed stating that the source code has also a disclaimer that it should only be used with trusted input.
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libstb (PTS)buster0.0~git20180212.15.e6afb9c-1vulnerable
bookworm, sid0.0~git20220908.8b5f1f3+ds-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs

stb_truetype.h explicitly marked as unsuitable for untrusted files
Also, the stb_truetype API does not know the length of the input font file and therefore
cannot bounds check it.

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