Debian Security Advisory
DSA-5510-1 libvpx -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 29 Sep 2023
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 1053182.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2023-5217.
- More information:
Clement Lecigne discovered a heap-based buffer overflow in libvpx, a multimedia library for the VP8 and VP9 video codecs, which may result in the execution of arbitrary code if a specially crafted VP8 media stream is processed.
For the oldstable distribution (bullseye), this problem has been fixed in version 1.9.0-1+deb11u1.
For the stable distribution (bookworm), this problem has been fixed in version 1.12.0-1+deb12u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your libvpx packages.
For the detailed security status of libvpx please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/libvpx