Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4160-1 libevt -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 01 Apr 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-8754.
- More information:
It was discovered that insufficient input sanitising in libevt, a library to access the Windows Event Log (EVT) format, could result in denial of service if a malformed EVT file is processed.
For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 20170120-1+deb9u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your libevt packages.
For the detailed security status of libevt please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/libevt