Descriptionlibjbig2dec.a in Artifex jbig2dec 0.13, as used in MuPDF and Ghostscript, has a NULL pointer dereference in the jbig2_huffman_get function in jbig2_huffman.c. For example, the jbig2dec utility will crash (segmentation fault) when parsing an invalid file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs863279

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~deb7u2vulnerable
jessie (security), jessie0.13-4~deb8u2vulnerable
buster, sid0.13-5fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[stretch] - jbig2dec <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - jbig2dec <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - jbig2dec <no-dsa> (Minor issue, can be fixed in a future update)
Fixed by:;a=commit;h=3ebffb1d96ba0cacec23016eccb4047dab365853

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