Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1312-1 libvorbisidec -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
22 Mar 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-5147.
More information:

Huzaifa Sidhpurwala discovered that an out-of-bounds memory write in the codebook parsing code of the Libtremor multimedia library could result in the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed Vorbis file is opened.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1.0.2+svn18153-0.2+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libvorbisidec packages.

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