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Debian Security Advisory DSA-5614-1                   security@debian.org
https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
February 03, 2024                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : zbar
CVE ID         : CVE-2023-40889 CVE-2023-40890
Debian Bug     : 1051724

Two vulnerabilities were discovered in zbar, a library for scanning and
decoding QR and bar codes, which may result in denial of service,
information disclosure or potentially the execution of arbitrary code if
a specially crafted code is processed.

For the oldstable distribution (bullseye), these problems have been
fixed in version 0.23.90-1+deb11u1.

For the stable distribution (bookworm), these problems have been fixed
in version 0.23.92-7+deb12u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your zbar packages.

For the detailed security status of zbar please refer to its security
tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/zbar

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/

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

Debian: DSA-5614-1: zbar security update

February 3, 2024
Two vulnerabilities were discovered in zbar, a library for scanning and decoding QR and bar codes, which may result in denial of service, information disclosure or potentially the ...

Summary

For the oldstable distribution (bullseye), these problems have been
fixed in version 0.23.90-1+deb11u1.

For the stable distribution (bookworm), these problems have been fixed
in version 0.23.92-7+deb12u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your zbar packages.

For the detailed security status of zbar please refer to its security
tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/zbar

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/

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

Severity
Two vulnerabilities were discovered in zbar, a library for scanning and
decoding QR and bar codes, which may result in denial of service,
information disclosure or potentially the execution of arbitrary code if
a specially crafted code is processed.

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