Debian DSA-3797-1 : mupdf - security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 97442


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in the PDF viewer MuPDF, which may result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed PDF file is opened.


Upgrade the mupdf packages.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 1.5-1+deb8u2.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 97442

File Name: debian_DSA-3797.nasl

Version: 3.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/03/01

Updated: 2019/04/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:mupdf, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/02/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-8674, CVE-2017-5896, CVE-2017-5991

DSA: 3797