DescriptionThe JPEG library in media-libs/jpeg before 6b-r7 on Gentoo Linux is built without the -maxmem feature, which could allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory exhaustion) via a crafted JPEG file that exceeds the intended memory limits.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs373672

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libjpeg6b (PTS)sid1:6b2-3.1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libjpeg6bsource(unstable)(not affected)


- libjpeg6b <not-affected> (--maxmem is set during configure)
[sarge] - libjpeg-mmx <no-dsa> (If this poses a threat, the admin can apply resource limits)

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