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Bug 590480 (CVE-2016-6525) - <app-text/mupdf-1.10: heap overflow in pdf_load_mesh_params() (CVE-2016-6525)
Summary: <app-text/mupdf-1.10: heap overflow in pdf_load_mesh_params() (CVE-2016-6525)
Alias: CVE-2016-6525
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B2 [glsa cve]
Depends on: 606882
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Reported: 2016-08-04 15:32 UTC by Agostino Sarubbo
Modified: 2017-02-19 12:50 UTC (History)
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Description Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2016-08-04 15:32:06 UTC
From ${URL} :

A heap overflow vulnerability leading to a crash was found in the "pdf_load_mesh_params" function in "source/pdf/pdf-shade.c".

Upstream bug:

Upstream patch:;h=39b0f07dd960f34e7e6bf230ffc3d87c41ef0f2e

Original report and CVE request:

@maintainer(s): after the bump, in case we need to stabilize the package, please let us know if it is ready for the stabilization or not.
Comment 1 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2016-11-26 01:52:15 UTC
CVE-2016-6525 (
  Heap-based buffer overflow in the pdf_load_mesh_params function in
  pdf/pdf-shade.c in MuPDF allows remote attackers to cause a denial of
  service (crash) or execute arbitrary code via a large decode array.
Comment 2 Aaron Bauman (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2016-11-26 01:54:34 UTC
Fixed in 1.10 upstream.
Comment 3 Thomas Deutschmann (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2017-01-24 18:29:50 UTC
Stabilization happens in bug 589826.
Comment 4 Michael Weber (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2017-02-05 17:26:25 UTC
commit 2af6b2174d988ef90e8178a6c13839d33af70f35
Author: Michael Weber <>
Date:   Sun Feb 5 18:24:55 2017 +0100

    app-text/mupdf: Remove old versions (bug 600674, 590480, 589826).
    Package-Manager: Portage-2.3.3, Repoman-2.3.1
Comment 5 Aaron Bauman (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2017-02-05 22:37:34 UTC
GLSA request filed
Comment 6 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2017-02-19 12:50:54 UTC
This issue was resolved and addressed in
 GLSA 201702-12 at
by GLSA coordinator Thomas Deutschmann (whissi).