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Debian LTS: Security Advisory for libcaca (DLA-2584-1)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.6

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

1 year ago

Modified

Modified

1 year ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'libcaca' package(s) announced via the DLA-2584-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

A buffer overflow issue in caca_resize function in libcaca/caca/canvas.c may lead to local execution of arbitrary code in the user context.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'libcaca' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 0.99.beta19-2.1~deb9u2. We recommend that you upgrade your libcaca packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)