Debian Security Advisory

DSA-5239-1 gdal -- security update

Date Reported:
27 Sep 2022
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-45943.
More information:

A heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability was discovered in gdal, a Geospatial Data Abstraction Library, which could result in denial of service or potentially the execution of arbitrary code, if a specially crafted file is processed with the PCIDSK driver.

For the stable distribution (bullseye), this problem has been fixed in version 3.2.2+dfsg-2+deb11u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your gdal packages.

For the detailed security status of gdal please refer to its security tracker page at: