Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2285-1 librsvg -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
22 Jul 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-11464, CVE-2019-20446.
More information:

Several vulnerabilities have been found in librsvg, an SVG rendering library. This update corrects some denial of service issues via exponential element processing, stack exhaustion or application crash when processing specially crafted files, as well as some memory safety issues.

For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 2.40.21-0+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your librsvg packages.

For the detailed security status of librsvg please refer to its security tracker page at:

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