Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1904-1 libextractor -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
30 Aug 2019
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-15531.
More information:

jianglin found an issue in libextractor, a library that extracts meta-data from files of arbitrary type.

A crafted file could result in a heap-buffer-overflow vulnerability in function EXTRACTOR_dvi_extract_method in dvi_extractor.c.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 1:1.3-2+deb8u5.

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: DLA-1904-1 (END)