Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2803-1 libsdl2 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
31 Oct 2021
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 878264.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-2888, CVE-2019-7637.
More information:

A vulnerability has been fixed in libsdl2, the newer version of the Simple DirectMedia Layer library that provides low level access to audio, keyboard, mouse, joystick, and graphics hardware.

For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 2.0.5+dfsg1-2+deb9u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your libsdl2 packages.

For the detailed security status of libsdl2 please refer to its security tracker page at:

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