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

    Date21 Jan 2020
    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.
        Buffer underwrite vulnerability in get_line()
        allows an attacker to write prior to the beginning of the
        buffer via a crafted .fig file.
        Stack-based buffer overflow in the calc_arrow
        function in bound.c.
        Stack-based buffer overflow because of an
        incorrect sscanf.
    For Debian 8 "Jessie", these problems have been fixed in version
    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:
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