Debian Security Advisory

DSA-4741-1 json-c -- security update

Date Reported:
05 Aug 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-12762.
More information:

Tobias Stoeckmann discovered an integer overflow in the json-c JSON library, which could result in denial of service or potentially the execution of arbitrary code if large malformed JSON files are processed.

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 0.12.1+ds-2+deb10u1.

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: