Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2302-1 libjpeg-turbo -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
31 Jul 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-1152, CVE-2018-14498, CVE-2020-13790, CVE-2020-14152.
More information:

Brief introduction

  • CVE-2018-1152

    Denial of service vulnerability caused by a divide by zero when processing a crafted BMP image in TJBench.

  • CVE-2018-14498

    Denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) via a crafted 8-bit BMP in which one or more of the color indices is out of range for the number of palette entries.

  • CVE-2020-13790

    Heap-based buffer over-read via a malformed PPM input file.

  • CVE-2020-14152

    jpeg_mem_available() did not honor the max_memory_to_use setting, possibly causing excessive memory consumption.

For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 1:1.5.1-2+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libjpeg-turbo packages.

For the detailed security status of libjpeg-turbo please refer to its security tracker page at:

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