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CVE-2018-17942

Published: 03 October 2018

The convert_to_decimal function in vasnprintf.c in Gnulib before 2018-09-23 has a heap-based buffer overflow because memory is not allocated for a trailing '\0' character during %f processing.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 8.8

Status

Package Release Status
gnulib
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (20140202+stable-2+deb8u1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (20140202stable-2deb8u1build0.18.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (20140202stable-2deb8u1build0.16.04.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was needed)