Public Date:
951257: CVE-2013-1953 autotrace: buffer overflow when parsing BMP files

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer underflow in the input_bmp_reader function in input-bmp.c in AutoTrace 0.31.1 allows context-dependent attackers to have an unspecified impact via a small value in the biSize field in the header of a BMP file, which triggers a buffer overflow.

Find out more about CVE-2013-1953 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 2.1
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 autotrace Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 autotrace Will not fix


This issue was discovered by Murray McAllister of Red Hat Security Response Team.