Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2839-1 gerbv -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 03 Dec 2021
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-40391.
- More information:
One security issue has been discovered in gerbv: a viewer for Gerber RS-274X files.
It was discovered that an out-of-bounds write vulnerability exists in the drill format T-code tool. A specially-crafted drill file can lead to code execution. An attacker can provide a malicious file to trigger this vulnerability.
For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 2.6.1-2+deb9u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your gerbv packages.
For the detailed security status of gerbv please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/gerbv
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