CVE-2017-9670

Published: 15 June 2017

An uninitialized stack variable vulnerability in load_tic_series() in set.c in gnuplot 5.2.rc1 allows an attacker to cause Denial of Service (Segmentation fault and Memory Corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact when a victim opens a specially crafted file.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 7.8

Status

Package Release Status
gnuplot
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.0.5+dfsg1-7)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(5.2.2+dfsg1-2ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Not vulnerable
(incr_token is only used when initialized)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Not vulnerable
(incr_token is only used when initialized)
Patches:
Upstream: https://sourceforge.net/p/gnuplot/bugs/_discuss/thread/44ec637c/af0f/attachment/uninitialized_variables_%28Bug1933%29.patch

Notes

AuthorNote
tyhicks This CVE is specifically for the incr_token variable in load_tic_series()

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