DescriptionA flaw was found in JSS, where it did not properly free up all memory. Over time, the wasted memory builds up in the server memory, saturating the server’s RAM. This flaw allows an attacker to force the invocation of an out-of-memory process, causing a denial of service.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs1014770

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
jss (PTS)buster4.5.1-1vulnerable
sid, trixie5.5.0-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[bullseye] - jss <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[buster] - jss <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - jss <postponed> (revisit when/if fix is complete) (v5.2.0-beta1) (v5.2.0-beta1)

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