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Debian Security Advisory DSA 2844-1 (djvulibre - arbitrary code execution)

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

9.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

8 years ago

Modified

Modified

1 year ago

Summary

It was discovered that djvulibre, the Open Source DjVu implementation project, can be crashed or possibly make it execute arbitrary code when processing a specially crafted djvu file.

Affected Software

Affected Software

djvulibre on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 3.5.23-3+squeeze1. This problem has been fixed before the release of the stable distribution (wheezy), therefore it is not affected. We recommend that you upgrade your djvulibre packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)