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Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA-1478-1] libextractor security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

4 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

It was discovered that there were two vulnerabilities in libextractor, a library to obtain metadata from files of arbitrary type. * A stack-based buffer overflow in unzip.c. (CVE-2018-14346) * An infinite loop vulnerability in mpeg_extractor.c. (CVE-2018-14347)

Affected Software

Affected Software

libextractor on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

For Debian 8 'Jessie', these issues have been fixed in libextractor version 1:1.3-2+deb8u2. We recommend that you upgrade your libextractor packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)