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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
[SECURITY] [DLA 1463-1] sam2p security update
13 August 2018
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Debian GNU/Linux 8
UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2018-12601 CVE-2018-12578
Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on
platforms other than Debian. It is recommended that administrators
running sam2p check for an updated version of the software for their
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Package : sam2p
Version : 0.49.2-3+deb8u3
CVE ID : CVE-2018-12578 CVE-2018-12601
Various vulnerabilities leading to denial of service or possible unspecified
other impacts were discovered in sam2p, an utility to convert raster images to
EPS, PDF, and other formats.
A heap-buffer-overflow in bmp_compress1_row. Thanks to Peter Szabo for
providing a fix.
A heap-buffer-overflow in function ReadImage, in file input-tga.ci. Thanks
to Peter Szabo for providing a fix.
For Debian 8 "Jessie", these problems have been fixed in version
We recommend that you upgrade your sam2p packages.
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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