openSUSE Security Update : mupdf (openSUSE-2017-197)

High Nessus Plugin ID 97000


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This update for mupdf to version 1.10a fixes the following issues :

These security issues were fixed :

- CVE-2016-10132: NULL pointer dereference in regexp because of a missing check after allocating memory allowing for DoS (bsc#1019877).

- CVE-2016-10133: Heap buffer overflow write in js_stackoverflow allowing for DoS or possible code execution (bsc#1019877).

- CVE-2016-10141: An integer overflow vulnerability triggered by a regular expression with nested repetition. A successful exploitation of this issue can lead to code execution or a denial of service (buffer overflow) condition (bsc#1019877).

These non-security issues were fixed :

- A bug with mutool and saving PDF files using the 'ascii' option has been fixed.

- Stop defining OPJ_STATIC

- FictionBook (FB2) e-book support.

- Simple SVG parser (a small subset of SVG only).

- mutool convert: a new document conversion tool and interface.

- Multi-threaded rendering in mudraw.

- Updated base 14 fonts from URW.

- New CJK font with language specific variants.

- Hyperlink support in EPUB.

- Alpha channel is now optional in pixmaps.

- More aggressive purging of cached objects.

- Partial image decoding for lower memory use when banding.

- Reduced default set of built-in CMap tables to the minimum required.

- FZ_ENABLE_PDF, _XPS, _JS, to disable features at compile time.

- Function level linking.

- Dropped pdf object generation numbers from public interfaces.

- Simplified PDF page, xobject, and annotation internals.

- Closing and freeing devices and writers are now separate steps.

- Improved PDF annotation editing interface (still a work in progress).

- Document writer interface.

- Banded image writer interface.

- Bidirectional layout for Arabic and Hebrew scripts.

- Shaping complex scripts for EPUB text layout.

- Noto fallback fonts for EPUB layout.

- mutool create :

- Create new PDF files from scratch.

- Read an annotated content stream in a text file and write a PDF file, automatically embedding font and image resources.

- mutool run :

+ Run JavaScript scripts with MuPDF bindings.

+ The interface is similar to the new Java interface.

- mutool draw :

+ Optional multi-threaded operation (Windows and pthreads).

+ Optional low memory mode (primarily for testing).

- Set to best anti-alias mode (8) by default.

- Ship mupdf-x11-curl as default mupdf. Drop non-curl version.

- New URW fonts with greek and cyrillic.

- 64-bit file support.

- Updated FreeType to version 2.6.1.

- Various font substitution bug fixes.

- EPUB improvements: User style sheets, GIF images, Table of Contents, CJK text, Page margins and many bug fixes.


Update the affected mupdf packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 97000

File Name: openSUSE-2017-197.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/02/06

Modified: 2017/02/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P


Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mupdf, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mupdf-devel-static, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2017/02/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-10132, CVE-2016-10133, CVE-2016-10141