Debian DLA-1430-1 : taglib security update

medium Nessus Plugin ID 111167


The remote Debian host is missing a security update.


CVE-2018-11439 Fix for a heap-based buffer over-read via a crafted audio file.

For Debian 8 'Jessie', these problems have been fixed in version 1.9.1-2.1+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your taglib packages.

NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Upgrade the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 111167

File Name: debian_DLA-1430.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/20/2018

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libtag1-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libtag1-doc, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libtag1-vanilla, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libtag1c2a, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libtagc0, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libtagc0-dev, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 7/18/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-11439