Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1385-1 batik -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
25 May 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 899374.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-8013.
More information:

Man Yue Mo discovered a security vulnerability in Apache Batik, an SVG image library. A missing check for the class type before calling newInstance when deserializing a subclass of AbstractDocument could lead to information disclosure.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1.7+dfsg-3+deb7u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your batik packages.

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