Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4140-1 libvorbis -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 16 Mar 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 893130.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-5146.
- More information:
Richard Zhu discovered that an out-of-bounds memory write in the codebook parsing code of the Libvorbis multimedia library could result in the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed Vorbis file is opened.
For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 1.3.4-2+deb8u1.
For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1.3.5-4+deb9u2.
We recommend that you upgrade your libvorbis packages.
For the detailed security status of libvorbis please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/libvorbis