DescriptionArtifex jbig2dec 0.13, as used in Ghostscript, allows out-of-bounds writes because of an integer overflow in the jbig2_build_huffman_table function in jbig2_huffman.c during operations on a crafted JBIG2 file, leading to a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execution of arbitrary code.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-942-1, DSA-3855-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs860788

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
jbig2dec (PTS)wheezy0.11+20120125-1vulnerable
wheezy (security)0.13-4~deb7u2fixed
jessie (security), jessie0.13-4~deb8u2fixed
buster, sid, stretch0.13-4.1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs

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