Debian Security Advisory

DSA-5408-1 libwebp -- security update

Date Reported:
21 May 2023
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 1035371.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2023-1999.
More information:

Irvan Kurniawan discovered a double free in the libwebp image compression library which may result in denial of service.

For the stable distribution (bullseye), this problem has been fixed in version 0.6.1-2.1+deb11u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libwebp packages.

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