Debian Security Advisory

DLA-3433-1 libraw -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
27 May 2023
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 1031790, Bug 1036281.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-32142, CVE-2023-1729.
More information:

Buffer Overflow vulnerabilities were found in libraw, a raw image decoder library, which could lead to application crash or privilege escalation.

  • CVE-2021-32142

    A Buffer Overflow vulnerability was found in LibRaw_buffer_datastream::gets(char*, int), which could lead to privilege escalation or application crash.

  • CVE-2023-1729

    A heap-buffer-overflow was found in LibRaw::raw2image_ex(int), which may lead to application crash by maliciously crafted input file.

For Debian 10 buster, these problems have been fixed in version 0.19.2-2+deb10u3.

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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