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Debian Security Advisory DSA 3855-1 (jbig2dec - security update)

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 years ago

Modified

Modified

1 year ago

Summary

Multiple security issues have been found in the JBIG2 decoder library, which may lead to denial of service, disclosure of sensitive information from process memory or the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed image file (usually embedded in a PDF document) is opened.

Affected Software

Affected Software

jbig2dec on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 0.13-4~deb8u2. For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 0.13-4.1. We recommend that you upgrade your jbig2dec packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)