Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1616-1 libextractor -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 24 Dec 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 917214, Bug 917213.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-20430, CVE-2018-20431.
- More information:
Two security issues were discovered in libextractor, a library for extracting meta data from files of arbitrary type. An out-of-bounds read in common/convert.c and a NULL Pointer Dereference in the OLE2 extractor may lead to a denial-of-service (application crash).
For Debian 8
Jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 1:1.3-2+deb8u4.
We recommend that you upgrade your libextractor packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS