Debian Security Advisory

DLA-3214-1 libraw -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
30 Nov 2022
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-15503.
More information:

This update adds size checks to thumbnail extraction. Prior to these checks, it was possible to overflow arguments to e.g. malloc and thus cause out-of-bounds memory accesses.

For Debian 10 buster, this problem has been fixed in version 0.19.2-2+deb10u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your libraw packages.

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

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