Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1501-1 libextractor -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
11 Sep 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-16430.
More information:

It was discovered that there was an out-of-bounds read vulnerability in libextractor, a library to extract meta-data from files of arbitrary type.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this issue has been fixed in libextractor version 1:1.3-2+deb8u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your libextractor packages.