jbig2dec: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201706-24

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in jbig2dec, the worst of which might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.

Affected Packages

media-libs/jbig2dec on all architectures
Affected versions < 0.13-r1
Unaffected versions >= 0.13-r1

Background

jbig2dec is a decoder implementation of the JBIG2 image compression format.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in jbig2dec. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user or automated system to process a specially crafted JBIG2 image file using an application linked against jbig2dec library, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All jbig2dec users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/jbig2dec-0.13-r1"
 

References

Release Date
June 22, 2017

Latest Revision
June 22, 2017: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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