Debian Security Advisory

DLA-980-1 ming -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
06 Jun 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-8782.
More information:

It was found that ming, a library to parse and generate SWF (Flash) files, is susceptible to an integer overflow that would lead into out of bound memory writes via a maliciously crafted file.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1:0.4.4-1.1+deb7u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your ming packages.

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