DescriptionFast DDS is a C++ implementation of the DDS (Data Distribution Service) standard of the OMG (Object Management Group). In affected versions specific DATA submessages can be sent to a discovery locator which may trigger a free error. This can remotely crash any Fast-DDS process. The call to free() could potentially leave the pointer in the attackers control which could lead to a double free. This issue has been addressed in versions 2.12.0, 2.11.3, 2.10.3, and 2.6.7. Users are advised to upgrade. There are no known workarounds for this vulnerability.
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Debian Bugs1054163

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
fastdds (PTS)bullseye (security), bullseye2.1.0+ds-9+deb11u1fixed
bookworm, bookworm (security)2.9.1+ds-1+deb12u2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
fastddssourcebullseye(not affected)


[bullseye] - fastdds <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)

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