DescriptionDave Gamble cJSON version 1.7.2 and earlier contains a CWE-415: Double Free vulnerability in cJSON library that can result in Possible crash or RCE. This attack appear to be exploitable via Attacker must be able to force victim to print JSON data, depending on how cJSON library is used this could be either local or over a network. This vulnerability appears to have been fixed in 1.7.3.
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)buster1.7.10-1.1+deb10u1fixed
buster (security)1.7.10-1.1+deb10u2fixed
sid, trixie1.7.17-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
cjsonsource(unstable)(not affected)


- cjson <not-affected> (Fixed before initial upload to Debian)

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