Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2772-1 taglib -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
30 Sep 2021
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 871511, Bug 903847, Bug 915281, Bug 871511, Bug 903847.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-12678, CVE-2018-11439.
More information:

Several problems were corrected in TagLib, a library for reading and editing audio meta data.

  • CVE-2017-12678

    A crafted audio file could result in a crash.

  • CVE-2018-11439

    A crafted audio file could result in information disclosure.

  • Additionally, a bug that can lead to corruption of ogg files has been fixed.

For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 1.11.1+dfsg.1-0.3+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your taglib packages.

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

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