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Vulnerability of Xfig fig2dev: buffer overflow via calc_arrow

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a buffer overflow via calc_arrow() of Xfig fig2dev, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Impacted products: Debian, openSUSE Leap, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Creation date: 22/01/2020.
Références of this threat: CVE-2019-14275, DLA-2073-1, openSUSE-SU-2020:1702-1, openSUSE-SU-2020:1843-1, SUSE-SU-2020:1806-1, SUSE-SU-2020:2951-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-31389.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a buffer overflow via calc_arrow() of Xfig fig2dev, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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This vulnerability note impacts software or systems such as Debian, openSUSE Leap, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this cybersecurity vulnerability is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer threat note.

Solutions for this threat 

Debian 8: new transfig packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 8: transfig 1:3.2.5.e-4+deb8u2

openSUSE Leap 15.1: new transfig packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.1: transfig 3.2.6a-lp151.4.9.1

openSUSE Leap 15.2: new transfig packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.2: transfig 3.2.6a-lp152.6.3.1

SUSE LE 12 SP4-5: new transfig packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP4: transfig 3.2.5e-2.8.2
  SUSE LE 12 SP5: transfig 3.2.5e-2.8.2

SUSE LE 15 SP1-2: new transfig packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 SP1: transfig 3.2.6a-4.9.113
  SUSE LE 15 SP2: transfig 3.2.6a-4.9.113
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