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Ubuntu: USN-3297-1 (CVE-2016-9601): jbig2dec vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-3297-1 (CVE-2016-9601): jbig2dec vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
03/24/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/25/2017
Modified
03/02/2020

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)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-jbig2dec
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libjbig2dec0

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