Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1077-1 faad2 -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 30 Aug 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 867724.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-9218, CVE-2017-9219, CVE-2017-9220, CVE-2017-9221, CVE-2017-9222, CVE-2017-9223, CVE-2017-9253, CVE-2017-9254, CVE-2017-9255, CVE-2017-9256, CVE-2017-9257.
- More information:
Various security issues were discovered in faad2, a fast audio decoder, that would allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash due to memory failures or large CPU consumption) via a crafted mp4 file.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 2.7-8+deb7u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your faad2 packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS