Debian Security Advisory
DLA-675-1 potrace -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 26 Oct 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2013-7437, CVE-2016-8694, CVE-2016-8695, CVE-2016-8696, CVE-2016-8697, CVE-2016-8698, CVE-2016-8699, CVE-2016-8700, CVE-2016-8701, CVE-2016-8702, CVE-2016-8703.
- More information:
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in potrace.
Multiple integer overflows in potrace 1.11 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via large dimensions in a BMP image, which triggers a buffer overflow. This bug was reported by Murray McAllister of the Red Hat Security Response Team.
- CVE-2016-8694 /
Multiple NULL pointer dereferences in bm_readbody_bmp. This bug was discovered by Agostino Sarubbo of Gentoo.
Division by zero in bm_new. This bug was discovered by Agostino Sarubbo of Gentoo.
- CVE-2016-8698 /
Multiple heap-based buffer overflows in bm_readbody_bmp. This bug was discovered by Agostino Sarubbo of Gentoo.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1.10-1+deb7u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your potrace packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS