alpine 3.9
format weakness #30


Weakness Breakdown


A format string exploit occurs when the data of an input string is evaluated as a command by the program. This class of attacks is very similar to buffer overflows since an attacker could execute code, read the stack or cause new behaviors that compromise security. Learn more about format string attacks on OWASP attack index.

Warning code(s):

Potential format string problem.

File Name:



The highlighted line of code below is the trigger point of this particular Alpine 3.9 format weakness.

 	0x00c4, 0x00c5, 0x00c7, 0x00c9, 0x00d1, 0x00d6, 0x00dc, 0x00e1,
	0x00e0, 0x00e2, 0x00e4, 0x00e3, 0x00e5, 0x00e7, 0x00e9, 0x00e8,
	0x00ea, 0x00eb, 0x00ed, 0x00ec, 0x00ee, 0x00ef, 0x00f1, 0x00f3,
	0x00f2, 0x00f4, 0x00f6, 0x00f5, 0x00fa, 0x00f9, 0x00fb, 0x00fc,
	0x2020, 0x00b0, 0x00a2, 0x00a3, 0x00a7, 0x2022, 0x00b6, 0x00df,
	0x00ae, 0x00a9, 0x2122, 0x00b4, 0x00a8, 0x2260, 0x00c6, 0x00d8,
	0x221e, 0x00b1, 0x2264, 0x2265, 0x00a5, 0x00b5, 0x2202, 0x2211,
	0x220f, 0x03c0, 0x222b, 0x00aa, 0x00ba, 0x03a9, 0x00e6, 0x00f8,
	0x00bf, 0x00a1, 0x00ac, 0x221a, 0x0192, 0x2248, 0x2206, 0x00ab,
	0x00bb, 0x2026, 0x00a0, 0x00c0, 0x00c3, 0x00d5, 0x0152, 0x0153,
	0x2013, 0x2014, 0x201c, 0x201d, 0x2018, 0x2019, 0x00f7, 0x25ca,
	0x00ff, 0x0178, 0x2044, 0x20ac, 0x2039, 0x203a, 0xfb01, 0xfb02,
	0x2021, 0x00b7, 0x201a, 0x201e, 0x2030, 0x00c2, 0x00ca, 0x00c1,
	0x00cb, 0x00c8, 0x00cd, 0x00ce, 0x00cf, 0x00cc, 0x00d3, 0x00d4,
	0xf8ff, 0x00d2, 0x00da, 0x00db, 0x00d9, 0x0131, 0x02c6, 0x02dc,
	0x00af, 0x02d8, 0x02d9, 0x02da, 0x00b8, 0x02dd, 0x02db, 0x02c7

librevenge::RVNGString doubleToString(const double value)
	librevenge::RVNGString tempString;
	if (value < 0.0001 && value > -0.0001)
		tempString.sprintf("%.4f", value);
#ifndef __ANDROID__
	std::string decimalPoint(localeconv()->decimal_point);
	std::string decimalPoint(".");
	if ((decimalPoint.size() == 0) || (decimalPoint == "."))
		return tempString;
	std::string stringValue(tempString.cstr());
	if (!stringValue.empty())
		std::string::size_type pos;
		while ((pos = stringValue.find(decimalPoint)) != std::string::npos)
	return librevenge::RVNGString(stringValue.c_str());

int appleWorldScriptToUCS4(unsigned short character, const unsigned **chars)
	static const unsigned charSimpleMap[] =
		0x3000, 0x3001, 0x3002, 0xff0c, 0xff0e, 0x30fb, 0xff1a, 0xff1b, // 0x8140 - 0x8147
		0xff1f, 0xff01, 0x309b, 0x309c, 0x00b4, 0xff40, 0x00a8, 0xff3e, // 0x8148 - 0x814f
		0xffe3, 0xff3f, 0x30fd, 0x30fe, 0x309d, 0x309e, 0x3003, 0x4edd, // 0x8150 - 0x8157
		0x3005, 0x3006, 0x3007, 0x30fc, 0x2014, 0x2010, 0xff0f, 0xff3c, // 0x8158 - 0x815f 

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