ESB-2018.2717 - [Debian] libextractor: Denial of service - Remote with user interaction 2018-09-12

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2018.2717
                       libextractor security update
                             12 September 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           libextractor
Publisher:         Debian
Operating System:  Debian GNU/Linux 8
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-16430  

Reference:         ESB-2018.2697

Original Bulletin: 
   https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/09/msg00011.html

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Package        : libextractor
Version        : 1:1.3-2+deb8u3
CVE ID         : CVE-2018-16430
Debian Bug     : #907987

It was discovered that there was an out-of-bounds read vulnerability in
libextractor, a library to extract meta-data from files of arbitrary type.

For Debian 8 "Jessie", this issue has been fixed in libextractor version
1:1.3-2+deb8u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your libextractor packages.


Regards,

- - -- 
      ,''`.
     : :'  :     Chris Lamb
     `. `'`      lamby@debian.org / chris-lamb.co.uk
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