Vigil@nce - Gnuplot: use after free via print_set_output
April 2021 by Vigil@nce
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SYNTHESIS OF THE VULNERABILITY
Impacted products: openSUSE Leap, SLES.
Consequences: user access/rights, denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 23/02/2021.
DESCRIPTION OF THE VULNERABILITY
An attacker can force the usage of a freed memory area via print_set_output() of Gnuplot, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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