CVE-2017-8891

NameCVE-2017-8891
DescriptionDropbox Lepton 1.2.1 allows DoS (SEGV and application crash) via a malformed lepton file because the code does not ensure setup of a correct number of threads.
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 severitymedium
Debian Bugs862446

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
leptonsource(unstable)1.2.1+20170405-1862446

Notes

https://github.com/dropbox/lepton/issues/87
https://github.com/dropbox/lepton/commit/82167c144a322cc956da45407f6dce8d4303d346

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