Debian: DSA-3655-1: mupdf security update

    Date26 Aug 2016
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Two vulnerabilities were discovered in MuPDF, a lightweight PDF viewer. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3655-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    August 26, 2016                       https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : mupdf
    CVE ID         : CVE-2016-6265 CVE-2016-6525
    Debian Bug     : 832031 833417
    
    Two vulnerabilities were discovered in MuPDF, a lightweight PDF viewer.
    The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the
    following problems:
    
    CVE-2016-6265
    
        Marco Grassi discovered a use-after-free vulnerability in MuPDF. An
        attacker can take advantage of this flaw to cause an application
        crash (denial-of-service), or potentially to execute arbitrary code
        with the privileges of the user running MuPDF, if a specially
        crafted PDF file is processed.
    
    CVE-2016-6525
    
        Yu Hong and Zheng Jihong discovered a heap overflow vulnerability
        within the pdf_load_mesh_params function, allowing an attacker to
        cause an application crash (denial-of-service), or potentially to
        execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running
        MuPDF, if a specially crafted PDF file is processed.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
    version 1.5-1+deb8u1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your mupdf packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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