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Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 840-1] libplist security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

4 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in libplist, a library for reading and writing the Apple binary and XML property lists format. A maliciously crafted plist file could cause an application to crash by triggering a heap-based buffer overflow and memory allocation error in the plist_from_bin function.

Affected Software

Affected Software

libplist 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 1.8-1+deb7u2. We recommend that you upgrade your libplist packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)