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Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 1714-1] libsdl2 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

3 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

Multiple buffer overflow security issues have been found in libsdl2, a library that allows low level access to a video frame buffer, audio output, mouse, and keyboard.

Affected Software

Affected Software

libsdl2 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 problems have been fixed in version 2.0.2+dfsg1-6+deb8u1. We recommend that you upgrade your libsdl2 packages.