Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3800-1 libquicktime -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 02 Mar 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 855099.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-2399.
- More information:
Marco Romano discovered that libquicktime, a library for reading and writing QuickTime files, was vulnerable to an integer overflow attack. When opened, a specially crafted MP4 file would cause a denial of service by crashing the application.
For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 2:1.2.4-7+deb8u1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2:1.2.4-10.
We recommend that you upgrade your libquicktime packages.