Debian Security Advisory
DSA-5214-1 kicad -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 21 Aug 2022
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2022-23803, CVE-2022-23804, CVE-2022-23946, CVE-2022-23947.
- More information:
Multiple buffer overflows were discovered in Kicad, a suite of programs for the creation of printed circuit boards, which could result in the execution of arbitrary code if malformed Gerber/Excellon files.
For the stable distribution (bullseye), these problems have been fixed in version 5.1.9+dfsg1-1+deb11u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your kicad packages.
For the detailed security status of kicad please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/kicad