Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2073-1 transfig -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 23 Jan 2020
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-16140, CVE-2019-14275, CVE-2019-19555.
- More information:
Several issues have been found in transfig, a XFig figure files converter.
Buffer underwrite vulnerability in get_line() allows an attacker to write prior to the beginning of the buffer via a crafted .fig file.
Stack-based buffer overflow in the calc_arrow function in bound.c.
Stack-based buffer overflow because of an incorrect sscanf.
For Debian 8
Jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 1:3.2.5.e-4+deb8u2.
We recommend that you upgrade your transfig packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS