Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1985-1 djvulibre -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
08 Nov 2019
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-18804.
More information:

It was discovered that there was a NULL pointer dereference issue in the IW44 encoder/decoder within DjVu, a set of compression technologies for high-resolution images.

  • CVE-2019-18804

    DjVuLibre 3.5.27 has a NULL pointer dereference in the function DJVU::filter_fv at IW44EncodeCodec.cpp.

For Debian 8 Jessie, these problems have been fixed in version

We recommend that you upgrade your djvulibre packages.

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