Debian Security Advisory

DLA-874-1 jbig2dec -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
27 Mar 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-9601.
More information:

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.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 0.13-4~deb7u1.

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

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

We recommend that you upgrade your jbig2dec packages.

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