Debian LTS: DLA-2073-1: transfig security update

    Date21 Jan 2020
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several issues have been found in transfig, a XFig figure files converter. CVE-2018-16140
    
    Package        : transfig
    Version        : 1:3.2.5.e-4+deb8u2
    CVE ID         : CVE-2018-16140 CVE-2019-14275 CVE-2019-19555
    
    
    Several issues have been found in transfig, a XFig figure files converter.
    
    CVE-2018-16140
    
        Buffer underwrite vulnerability in get_line()
        allows an attacker to write prior to the beginning of the
        buffer via a crafted .fig file.
    
    CVE-2019-14275
    
        Stack-based buffer overflow in the calc_arrow
        function in bound.c.
    
    CVE-2019-19555
    
        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
    
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