Debian DSA-4522-1 : faad2 - security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 128782


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in faad2, the Freeware Advanced Audio Coder. These vulnerabilities might allow remote attackers to cause denial-of-service, or potentially execute arbitrary code if crafted MPEG AAC files are processed.


Upgrade the faad2 packages.

For the oldstable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 2.8.0~cvs20161113-1+deb9u2.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 128782

File Name: debian_DSA-4522.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/09/16

Updated: 2019/12/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:faad2, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/09/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/11/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-19502, CVE-2018-19503, CVE-2018-19504, CVE-2018-20194, CVE-2018-20195, CVE-2018-20197, CVE-2018-20198, CVE-2018-20357, CVE-2018-20358, CVE-2018-20359, CVE-2018-20361, CVE-2018-20362, CVE-2019-15296

DSA: 4522