Debian DLA-3353-1 : xfig - LTS security update

critical Nessus Plugin ID 172110


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


The remote Debian 10 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the dla-3353 advisory.

- xfig 3.2.7 is vulnerable to Buffer Overflow. (CVE-2021-40241)

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


Upgrade the xfig packages.

For Debian 10 buster, this problem has been fixed in version 1

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 172110

File Name: debian_DLA-3353.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/5/2023

Updated: 8/31/2023

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-40241


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:xfig, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:xfig-doc, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:xfig-libs, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:10.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/5/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/31/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-40241