Debian Security Advisory

DLA-844-1 libquicktime -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
01 Mar 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 855099.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-2399.
More information:

Marco nemux Romano discovered that an integer overflow in the quicktime_read_pascal function in libquicktime 1.2.4 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have other unspecified impact via a crafted hdlr MP4 atom.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 2:1.2.4-3+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libquicktime packages.

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