Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2851-1 libextractor -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
26 Dec 2021
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 935553.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-15531.
More information:

Invalid read for malformed DVI files was fixed in GNU libextractor, a library that extracts meta-data from files of arbitrary type.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 1:1.3-4+deb9u4.

We recommend that you upgrade your libextractor packages.

For the detailed security status of libextractor please refer to its security tracker page at:

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