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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-9601: jbig2dec: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-9601: jbig2dec: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
06/22/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
05/29/2018

Description

ghostscript before version 9.21 is vulnerable to a heap based buffer overflow that was found in the ghostscript jbig2_decode_gray_scale_image function which is used to decode halftone segments in a JBIG2 image. A document (PostScript or PDF) with an embedded, specially crafted, jbig2 image could trigger a segmentation fault in ghostscript.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-media-libs-jbig2dec

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