GLSA-202210-15 : GDAL: Heap Buffer Overflow

medium Nessus Plugin ID 166727


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-202210-15 (GDAL: Heap Buffer Overflow)

- GDAL 3.3.0 through 3.4.0 has a heap-based buffer overflow in PCIDSK::CPCIDSKFile::ReadFromFile (called from PCIDSK::CPCIDSKSegment::ReadFromFile and PCIDSK::CPCIDSKBinarySegment::CPCIDSKBinarySegment).

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


All GDAL users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose >=sci-libs/gdal-3.4.1

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 166727

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-202210-15.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 10/31/2022

Updated: 10/6/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-45943


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:gdal, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/31/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/1/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-45943