DescriptionDave Gamble cJSON version 1.7.6 and earlier contains a CWE-772 vulnerability in cJSON library that can result in Denial of Service (DoS). This attack appear to be exploitable via If the attacker can force the data to be printed and the system is in low memory it can force a leak of memory. This vulnerability appears to have been fixed in 1.7.7.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
cjson (PTS)bullseye1.7.14-1fixed
sid, trixie1.7.18-3fixed

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

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