Debian Security Advisory

DSA-5500-1 flac -- security update

Date Reported:
18 Sep 2023
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-22219.
More information:

A buffer overflow was discovered in flac, a library handling Free Lossless Audio Codec media, which could potentially result in the execution of arbitrary code.

For the oldstable distribution (bullseye), this problem has been fixed in version 1.3.3-2+deb11u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your flac packages.

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