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Debian: DSA-3800-1: libquicktime security update

Date 02 Mar 2017
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Marco Romano discovered that libquicktime, a library for reading and writing QuickTime files, was vulnerable to an integer overflow attack. When opened, a specially crafted MP4 file would cause a denial of service by crashing the application.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3800-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                       Sebastien Delafond
March 02, 2017                        https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : libquicktime
CVE ID         : CVE-2016-2399
Debian Bug     : 855099

Marco Romano discovered that libquicktime, a library for reading and
writing QuickTime files, was vulnerable to an integer overflow
attack. When opened, a specially crafted MP4 file would cause a denial
of service by crashing the application.

For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
version 2:1.2.4-7+deb8u1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 2:1.2.4-10.

We recommend that you upgrade your libquicktime packages.

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these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
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