Debian: DSA-3538-1: libebml security update

    Date31 Mar 2016
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several vulnerabilities were discovered in libebml, a library for manipulating Extensible Binary Meta Language files. CVE-2015-8789
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3538-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Sebastien Delafond
    March 31, 2016                        https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : libebml
    CVE ID         : CVE-2015-8789 CVE-2015-8790 CVE-2015-8791
    
    Several vulnerabilities were discovered in libebml, a library for
    manipulating Extensible Binary Meta Language files.
    
    CVE-2015-8789
    
        Context-dependent attackers could trigger a use-after-free
        vulnerability by providing a maliciously crafted EBML document.
    
    CVE-2015-8790
    
        Context-dependent attackers could obtain sensitive information
        from the process' heap memory by using a maliciously crafted UTF-8
        string.
    
    CVE-2015-8791
    
        Context-dependent attackers could obtain sensitive information
        from the process' heap memory by using a maliciously crafted
        length value in an EBML id.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed
    in version 1.2.2-2+deb7u1.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
    version 1.3.0-2+deb8u1.
    
    For the testing (stretch) and unstable (sid) distributions, these
    problems have been fixed in version 1.3.3-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your libebml 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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