Debian Security Advisory

DLA-909-1 libcroco -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
23 Apr 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 860961.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-7960, CVE-2017-7961.
More information:
  • CVE-2017-7960

    A heap-based buffer over-read vulnerability could be triggered remotely via a crafted CSS file to cause a denial of service.

  • CVE-2017-7961

    An outside the range of representable values of type long undefined behavior issue was found in libcroco, which might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted CSS file.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 0.6.6-2+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libcroco packages.

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