Debian: DSA-4140-1: libvorbis security update

    Date16 Mar 2018
    CategoryDebian
    6080
    Posted ByAnthony 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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