CVE-2020-36325

NameCVE-2020-36325
Description** DISPUTED ** An issue was discovered in Jansson through 2.13.1. Due to a parsing error in json_loads, there's an out-of-bounds read-access bug. NOTE: the vendor reports that this only occurs when a programmer fails to follow the API specification.
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

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
jansson (PTS)stretch2.9-1vulnerable
buster2.12-1vulnerable
bullseye, sid2.13.1-1.1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
janssonsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

https://github.com/akheron/jansson/issues/548
Disputed security impact (only if programmer fails to follow API specifications)

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