Debian Security Advisory

DLA-3233-1 leptonlib -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
08 Dec 2022
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2022-38266.
More information:

This update fixes a denial of service vulnerability in leptonlib. It can be made to crash with an arithmetic exception on specially crafted JPEG files.

For Debian 10 buster, this problem has been fixed in version 1.76.0-1+deb10u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your leptonlib packages.

For the detailed security status of leptonlib please refer to its security tracker page at:

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