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Debian: 2844-1: djvulibre: arbitrary code execution Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Debian It was discovered that djvulibre, the Open Source DjVu implementation project, can be crashed or possibly make it execute arbitrary code when processing a specially crafted djvu file. [More...]
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2844-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                          Raphael Geissert
January 15, 2014                       http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : djvulibre
Vulnerability  : arbitrary code execution
Problem type   : local (remote)
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2012-6535

It was discovered that djvulibre, the Open Source DjVu implementation
project, can be crashed or possibly make it execute arbitrary code when
processing a specially crafted djvu file.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.5.23-3+squeeze1.

This problem has been fixed before the release of the stable distribution
(wheezy), therefore it is not affected.

We recommend that you upgrade your djvulibre packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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