Debian Security Advisory

DLA-859-1 calibre -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
17 Mar 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 853004.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-10187.
More information:

It was found that a javascript present in the book can access files on the computer using XMLHttpRequest.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 0.8.51+dfsg1-0.1+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your calibre packages.

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