CVE-2016-4074

NameCVE-2016-4074
DescriptionThe jv_dump_term function in jq 1.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack consumption and application crash) via a crafted JSON file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh
Debian Bugs822456

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
jq (PTS)stretch1.5+dfsg-1.3fixed
buster1.5+dfsg-2fixed
bullseye, sid1.6-2.1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
jqsourcejessie1.4-2.1+deb8u1
jqsource(unstable)1.5+dfsg-1.1low822456

Notes

https://github.com/stedolan/jq/issues/1136
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/04/24/3

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