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    Debian: DSA-4141-1: libvorbisidec security update

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    Huzaifa Sidhpurwala discovered that an out-of-bounds memory write in the codebook parsing code of the Libtremor multimedia library could result in the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed Vorbis file is opened.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4141-1                   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        : libvorbisidec
    CVE ID         : CVE-2018-5147
    Debian Bug     : 893132
    
    Huzaifa Sidhpurwala discovered that an out-of-bounds memory write in the
    codebook parsing code of the Libtremor multimedia library could result
    in the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed Vorbis file is opened.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed
    in version 1.0.2+svn18153-1~deb8u2.
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.0.2+svn18153-1+deb9u1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your libvorbisidec packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of libvorbisidec please refer to its
    security tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/libvorbisidec
    
    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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