Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1463-1 sam2p -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
10 Aug 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-12578, CVE-2018-12601.
More information:

Various vulnerabilities leading to denial of service or possible unspecified other impacts were discovered in sam2p, an utility to convert raster images to EPS, PDF, and other formats.

  • CVE-2018-12578

    A heap-buffer-overflow in bmp_compress1_row. Thanks to Peter Szabo for providing a fix.

  • CVE-2018-12601

    A heap-buffer-overflow in function ReadImage, in file Thanks to Peter Szabo for providing a fix.

For Debian 8 Jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 0.49.2-3+deb8u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your sam2p packages.

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