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PostPosted: Sun May 18, 2014 6:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201405-20 ] JBIG-KIT: Denial of Service Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: JBIG-KIT: Denial of Service (GLSA 201405-20)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: May 18, 2014
Bug(s): #507254
ID: 201405-20

Synopsis

A stack-based buffer overflow in JBIG-KIT might allow remote
attackers to cause a Denial of Service.


Background

JBIG-KIT is a software implementation of the JBIG1 data compression
standard.


Affected Packages

Package: media-libs/jbigkit
Vulnerable: < 2.1
Unaffected: >= 2.1
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

JBIG-KIT contains a stack-based buffer overflow in the jbg_dec_in
function in libjbig/jbig.c.


Impact

A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition via
a specially crafted image file.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All JBIG-KIT users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/jbigkit-2.1"
   


References

CVE-2013-6369
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