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Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 1077-1] faad2 security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.1

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

4 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

Various security issues were discovered in faad2, a fast audio decoder, that would allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash due to memory failures or large CPU consumption) via a crafted mp4 file.

Affected Software

Affected Software

faad2 on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 2.7-8+deb7u1. We recommend that you upgrade your faad2 packages.