Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2301-1 json-c -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 30 Jul 2020
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 960326.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-12762.
- More information:
Tobias Stoeckmann found an integer overflow issue in JSON-C, a C library to manipulate JSON objects, when reading maliciously crafted large files. The issue could be exploited to cause denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code.
For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 0.12.1-1.1+deb9u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your json-c packages.
For the detailed security status of json-c please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/json-c
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS