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Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 1720-1] liblivemedia security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/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

It was discovered that liblivemedia, the LIVE555 RTSP server library, is vulnerable to an invalid memory access when processing the Authorization header field. Remote attackers could leverage this vulnerability to possibly trigger code execution or denial of service (OOB access and application crash) via a crafted HTTP header.

Affected Software

Affected Software

liblivemedia 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', this problem has been fixed in version 2014.01.13-1+deb8u3. We recommend that you upgrade your liblivemedia packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)