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[ASA-201609-15] jansson: denial of service
Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201609-15 ========================================== Severity: Low Date : 2016-09-17 CVE-ID : CVE-2016-4425 Package : jansson Type : denial of service Remote : Yes Link : https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/CVE Summary ======= The package jansson before version 2.8-1 is vulnerable to denial of service. Resolution ========== Upgrade to 2.8-1. # pacman -Syu "jansson>=2.8-1" The problem has been fixed upstream in version 2.8. Workaround ========== None. Description =========== A stack-exhaustion vulnerability has been found in jansson, causing a crash while parsing a crafted JSON document. Impact ====== A remote attacker might cause a crash by submitting a specially crafted JSON file to an application using jansson, leading to denial of service. References ========== http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=146219323703639&w=2 https://github.com/akheron/jansson/issues/282 https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4425