Debian: DSA-3800-1: libquicktime security update

    Date02 Mar 2017
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity 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.
    
    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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