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Debian LTS: Security Advisory for htmldoc (DLA-2928-1)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

5 months ago

Modified

Modified

5 months ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'htmldoc' package(s) announced via the DLA-2928-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

Several issues have been found in htmldoc, an HTML processor that generates indexed HTML, PS, and PDF. CVE-2022-0534 A crafted GIF file could lead to a stack out-of-bounds read, which could result in a crash (segmentation fault). CVE-2021-43579 Converting an HTML document, which links to a crafted BMP file, could lead to a stack-based buffer overflow, which could result in remote code execution. CVE-2021-40985 A crafted BMP image could lead to a buffer overflow, which could cause a denial of service.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'htmldoc' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 1.8.27-8+deb9u2. We recommend that you upgrade your htmldoc packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)