CVE-2023-29499

NameCVE-2023-29499
DescriptionA flaw was found in GLib. GVariant deserialization fails to validate that the input conforms to the expected format, leading to denial of service.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-3583-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
glib2.0 (PTS)buster2.58.3-2+deb10u3vulnerable
buster (security)2.58.3-2+deb10u6fixed
bullseye2.66.8-1+deb11u1fixed
bullseye (security)2.66.8-1+deb11u3fixed
bookworm2.74.6-2fixed
bookworm (security)2.74.6-2+deb12u2fixed
trixie2.80.2-1fixed
sid2.80.2-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
glib2.0sourcebuster2.58.3-2+deb10u5DLA-3583-1
glib2.0sourcebullseye2.66.8-1+deb11u1
glib2.0source(unstable)2.74.4-1

Notes

https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/glib/-/issues/2794
https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/glib/-/merge_requests/3125
https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/glib/-/merge_requests/3126 (2.74, 3125 backport)
Merge commit for glib-2-74: https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/glib/-/commit/e16fb83755e08a4c2da2b0a8ea0fc2e27b1154bf (2.74.4)
Be careful. Original fix introduces new bugs, resulting in CVE-2023-32643 and CVE-2023-32636
https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/glib/-/issues/2840 (CVE-2023-32643)
https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/glib/-/issues/2841 (CVE-2023-32636)

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