Use of Externally-Controlled Format String Affecting tcl8.6 package, versions *



    Attack Complexity Low
    User Interaction Required
    Confidentiality High
    Integrity High
    Availability High
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7.8 high

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-DEBIAN11-TCL86-1316209
  • published 6 Jul 2021
  • disclosed 5 Jul 2021

How to fix?

There is no fixed version for Debian:11 tcl8.6.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream tcl8.6 package and not the tcl8.6 package as distributed by Debian:11. See How to fix? for Debian:11 relevant fixed versions and status.

** DISPUTED ** In Tcl 8.6.11, a format string vulnerability in nmakehlp.c might allow code execution via a crafted file. NOTE: multiple third parties dispute the significance of this finding.