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Debian Security Advisory DSA 4160-1 (libevt - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Low

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

2.1

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:L/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

It was discovered that insufficient input sanitising in libevt, a library to access the Windows Event Log (EVT) format, could result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed EVT file is processed.

Affected Software

Affected Software

libevt on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 20170120-1+deb9u1. We recommend that you upgrade your libevt packages. For the detailed security status of libevt please refer to its security tracker page linked in the references.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)