Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2700-1 htmldoc -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
01 Jul 2021
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-19630, CVE-2021-20308, CVE-2021-23158, CVE-2021-23165, CVE-2021-23180, CVE-2021-23191, CVE-2021-23206, CVE-2021-26252, CVE-2021-26259, CVE-2021-26948.
More information:

A buffer overflow was discovered in HTMLDOC, a HTML processor that generates indexed HTML, PS, and PDF, which could potentially result in the execution of arbitrary code. In addition a number of crashes were addressed.

For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 1.8.27-8+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your htmldoc packages.

For the detailed security status of htmldoc please refer to its security tracker page at:

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