Debian: DSA-3526-1: libmatroska security update

    Date 23 Mar 2016
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that libmatroska, an extensible open standard audio/video container format, incorrectly processed EBML lacing. By providing maliciously crafted input, an attacker could use this flaw to force some leakage of information located in the process heap
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3526-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Sebastien Delafond
    March 23, 2016                        https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : libmatroska
    CVE ID         : CVE-2015-8792
    
    It was discovered that libmatroska, an extensible open standard
    audio/video container format, incorrectly processed EBML lacing. By
    providing maliciously crafted input, an attacker could use this flaw
    to force some leakage of information located in the process heap
    memory.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed
    in version 1.3.0-2+deb7u1.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.4.1-2+deb8u1.
    
    For the testing (stretch) and unstable (sid) distributions, this
    problem has been fixed in version 1.4.4-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your libmatroska packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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