CVE-2024-0684

NameCVE-2024-0684
DescriptionA flaw was found in the GNU coreutils "split" program. A heap overflow with user-controlled data of multiple hundred bytes in length could occur in the line_bytes_split() function, potentially leading to an application crash and 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)
Debian Bugs1061138

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
coreutils (PTS)buster8.30-3fixed
bullseye8.32-4fixed
bookworm9.1-1fixed
sid, trixie9.4-3.1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
coreutilssourcebuster(not affected)
coreutilssourcebullseye(not affected)
coreutilssourcebookworm(not affected)
coreutilssource(unstable)(unfixed)1061138

Notes

[bookworm] - coreutils <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[bullseye] - coreutils <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[buster] - coreutils <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2024/01/18/2
Introduced by: https://github.com/coreutils/coreutils/commit/40bf1591bb4362fa91e501bcec7c2029c5f65a43#diff-30bc328ab3afa0ab9f17c6e7cf1752d558ae37cf4200e95bbb04c405c2b59518L821 (v9.2)
Fixed by: https://github.com/coreutils/coreutils/commit/c4c5ed8f4e9cd55a12966d4f520e3a13101637d9

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