Debian Security Advisory

DSA-4361-1 libextractor -- security update

Date Reported:
28 Dec 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-20430, CVE-2018-20431.
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 memory disclosure if a malformed OLE file is processed.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 1:1.3-4+deb9u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your libextractor packages.

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