potrace, inkscape
2018-01-15 14:49
CVE-2017-7263 potrace
2017-10-23 14:15
2017-08-17 14:03
2017-08-01 15:04
2017-07-20 21:29
2017-06-16 19:22
2017-05-10 23:45
2017-04-14 10:19
2017-04-01 21:42
2017-03-28 21:03


The bm_readbody_bmp function in bitmap_io.c in Potrace 1.14 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted BMP image. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2016-8698.

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Affected package information

Release Package Patched in
artful potrace None
devel potrace None
trusty potrace None
xenial potrace None


Release Package Reason
precise potrace ignored
inkscape ignored
precise/esm potrace DNE
inkscape DNE
vivid/ubuntu-core potrace DNE
inkscape DNE
vivid/stable-phone-overlay potrace DNE
inkscape DNE
yakkety potrace ignored
inkscape ignored
zesty potrace ignored
inkscape not-affected
trusty inkscape not-affected
xenial inkscape not-affected
artful inkscape not-affected
devel inkscape not-affected

Needs Triage

Release Package Reason
upstream potrace needs-triage
inkscape needs-triage