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CVE-2018-19490

Published: 23 November 2018

An issue was discovered in datafile.c in Gnuplot 5.2.5. This issue allows an attacker to conduct a heap-based buffer overflow with an arbitrary amount of data in df_generate_ascii_array_entry. To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker must pass an overlong string as the right bound of the range argument that is passed to the plot function.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 7.8

Status

Package Release Status
gnuplot
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needed

cosmic Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
disco Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
eoan Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
focal Needed

groovy Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
hirsute Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
impish Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
jammy Needed

kinetic Needed

precise Does not exist

trusty Needed

upstream Needs triage

xenial
Released (4.6.6-3ubuntu0.1)
gnuplot5
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

focal Does not exist

groovy Does not exist

hirsute Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

kinetic Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Ignored
(end of standard support, was needed)