Debian Security Advisory

DSA-4290-1 libextractor -- security update

Date Reported:
10 Sep 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 904903, Bug 904905, Bug 907987.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-14346, CVE-2018-14347, CVE-2018-16430.
More information:

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in libextractor, a library to extract arbitrary meta-data from files, which may lead to denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code if a specially crafted file is opened.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 1:1.3-4+deb9u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your libextractor packages.

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