CVE-2016-8729

NameCVE-2016-8729
DescriptionAn exploitable memory corruption vulnerability exists in the JBIG2 parser of Artifex MuPDF 1.9. A specially crafted PDF can cause a negative number to be passed to a memset resulting in memory corruption and potential code execution. An attacker can specially craft a PDF and send to the victim to trigger this vulnerability.
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)
ReferencesDLA-874-1, DSA-3817-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs863886

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
jbig2dec (PTS)jessie (security), jessie0.13-4~deb8u2fixed
stretch0.13-4.1fixed
buster, sid0.14-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
jbig2decsource(unstable)0.13-4medium863886
jbig2decsourcejessie0.13-4~deb8u1mediumDSA-3817-1
jbig2decsourcewheezy0.13-4~deb7u1mediumDLA-874-1

Notes

https://www.talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2016-0243
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=698438
http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=jbig2dec.git;h=e698d5c11d27212aa1098bc5b1673a3378563092

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