Debian LTS: DLA-2301-1: json-c security update

    Date 30 Jul 2020
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Tobias Stoeckmann found an integer overflow issue in JSON-C, a C library to manipulate JSON objects, when reading maliciously crafted large files. The issue could be exploited to cause denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code.
    
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    Debian LTS Advisory DLA-2301-1                This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/lts/security/               Emilio Pozuelo Monfort
    July 30, 2020                                 https://wiki.debian.org/LTS
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    Package        : json-c
    Version        : 0.12.1-1.1+deb9u1
    CVE ID         : CVE-2020-12762
    Debian Bug     : 960326
    
    Tobias Stoeckmann found an integer overflow issue in JSON-C, a C
    library to manipulate JSON objects, when reading maliciously crafted
    large files. The issue could be exploited to cause denial of service
    or possibly execute arbitrary code.
    
    For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version
    0.12.1-1.1+deb9u1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your json-c packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of json-c please refer to
    its security tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/json-c
    
    Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS
    

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