mgetty prior to 1.2.1 is affected by: out-of-bounds read. The impact is: DoS, the program may crash if the memory is not mapped. The component is: putwhitespan() in g3/pbm2g3.c. The attack vector is: Local, the victim must open a specially crafted file. The fixed version is: 1.2.1.
CWE-125 - Out-of-Bounds Read
Out-of-bounds read is a vulnerability that allows access to memory beyond the authorized accessible location. Such a vulnerability compromises the confidentiality of the trusted environment in the application and enables an attacker to launch further attacks by leveraging the exposed information.