Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2792-1 faad2 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
24 Oct 2021
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-20199, CVE-2018-20360, CVE-2019-6956, CVE-2021-32274, CVE-2021-32276, CVE-2021-32277, CVE-2021-32278.
More information:

Several issues have been found in faad2, a freeware Advanced Audio Decoder player. They are related to heap buffer overflows or null pointer dereferences, which both might allow an attacker to execute code by providing crafted files.

For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 2.8.0~cvs20161113-1+deb9u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your faad2 packages.

For the detailed security status of faad2 please refer to its security tracker page at:

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