Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2013-1 libvorbis -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
27 Nov 2019
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-14160, CVE-2018-10392, CVE-2018-10393.
More information:

Several issues have been found in libvorbis, a decoder library for Vorbis General Audio Compression Codec.

The fix for CVE-2017-14160 and CVE-2018-10393 improve the bound checking for very low sample rates.

  • CVE-2018-10392

    was found because the number of channels was not validated and a remote attacker could cause a denial of service.

    For Debian 8 Jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 1.3.4-2+deb8u2.

    We recommend that you upgrade your libvorbis packages.

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