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Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 1904-1] libextractor security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

2 years ago

Modified

Modified

2 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'libextractor' package(s) announced via the DSA-1904-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

jianglin found an issue in libextractor, a library that extracts meta-data from files of arbitrary type. A crafted file could result in a heap-buffer-overflow vulnerability in function EXTRACTOR_dvi_extract_method in dvi_extractor.c.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'libextractor' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 8 'Jessie', this problem has been fixed in version 1:1.3-2+deb8u5. We recommend that you upgrade your libextractor packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)