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Debian: DSA-4140-1: libvorbis security update

Date 16 Mar 2018
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Posted By Anthony Pell
Richard Zhu discovered that an out-of-bounds memory write in the codeboook parsing code of the Libvorbis multimedia library could result in the execution of arbitrary code.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-4140-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
March 16, 2018                        https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : libvorbis
CVE ID         : CVE-2018-5146
Debian Bug     : 893130

Richard Zhu discovered that an out-of-bounds memory write in the
codeboook parsing code of the Libvorbis multimedia library could result
in the execution of arbitrary code.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed
in version 1.3.4-2+deb8u1.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.3.5-4+deb9u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your libvorbis packages.

For the detailed security status of libvorbis please refer to its
security tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/libvorbis

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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