Debian Security Advisory
DSA-5323-1 libitext5-java -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 19 Jan 2023
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 1014597.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-43113.
- More information:
It was discovered that the CompareTool of iText, a Java PDF library which uses the external ghostscript software to compare PDFs at a pixel level, allowed command injection when parsing a specially crafted filename.
For the stable distribution (bullseye), this problem has been fixed in version 188.8.131.52-1+deb11u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your libitext5-java packages.
For the detailed security status of libitext5-java please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/libitext5-java.