CVE-2016-8728

NameCVE-2016-8728
DescriptionAn exploitable heap out of bounds write vulnerability exists in the Fitz graphical library part of the MuPDF renderer. A specially crafted PDF file can cause a out of bounds write resulting in heap metadata and sensitive process memory corruption leading to potential code execution. Victim needs to open the specially crafted file in a vulnerable reader in order to trigger this vulnerability.
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NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mupdf (PTS)jessie1.5-1+deb8u4fixed
jessie (security)1.5-1+deb8u6fixed
stretch (security), stretch1.9a+ds1-4+deb9u4fixed
buster1.14.0+ds1-4fixed
bullseye, sid1.16.1+ds1-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
mupdfsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- mupdf <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced in 1.10, cf. #863545)
https://www.talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2016-0242%20

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