GLSA-201706-24 : jbig2dec: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 101019


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201706-24 (jbig2dec: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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.


All jbig2dec users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/jbig2dec-0.13-r1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 101019

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201706-24.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/06/23

Modified: 2017/06/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:jbig2dec, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2017/06/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-9601

GLSA: 201706-24