Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2775-1 plib -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
02 Oct 2021
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-38714.
More information:

One security issue has been discovered in plib.

Integer overflow vulnerability that could result in arbitrary code execution. The vulnerability is found in ssgLoadTGA() function in src/ssg/ssgLoadTGA.cxx file.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 1.8.5-7+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your plib packages.

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

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