Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1714-2 libsdl2 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
17 Oct 2019
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-7572, CVE-2019-7573, CVE-2019-7574, CVE-2019-7575, CVE-2019-7576, CVE-2019-7577, CVE-2019-7578, CVE-2019-7635, CVE-2019-7636, CVE-2019-7637, CVE-2019-7638.
More information:

The update of libsdl2 released as DLA 1714-1 led to several regressions, as reported by Avital Ostromich. These regressions are caused by libsdl1.2 patches for CVE-2019-7637, CVE-2019-7635, CVE-2019-7638 and CVE-2019-7636 being applied to libsdl2 without adaptations.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 2.0.2+dfsg1-6+deb8u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your libsdl2 packages.

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: