Debian DSA-3817-1 : jbig2dec - security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 97967

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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

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

Description

Multiple security issues have been found in the JBIG2 decoder library, which may lead to lead to denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed image file (usually embedded in a PDF document) is opened.

Solution

Upgrade the jbig2dec packages.

For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 0.13-4~deb8u1.

For the upcoming stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 0.13-4.

See Also

https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/jbig2dec

https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3817

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 97967

File Name: debian_DSA-3817.nasl

Version: 3.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/03/27

Updated: 2020/09/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:jbig2dec, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/03/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-9601

DSA: 3817