[arch-security] [ASA-201609-15] jansson: denial of service
rgacogne at archlinux.org
Sat Sep 17 21:05:02 UTC 2016
Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201609-15
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
The package jansson before version 2.8-1 is vulnerable to denial of service.
Upgrade to 2.8-1.
# pacman -Syu "jansson>=2.8-1"
The problem has been fixed upstream in version 2.8.
A stack-exhaustion vulnerability has been found in jansson, causing a
crash while parsing a crafted JSON document.
A remote attacker might cause a crash by submitting a specially crafted
JSON file to an application using jansson, leading to denial of service.
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