Debian DSA-4522-1 : faad2 - security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 128782

Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

Upgrade the faad2 packages.

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

See Also

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=914641

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/faad2

https://packages.debian.org/source/stretch/faad2

https://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4522

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 128782

File Name: debian_DSA-4522.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/09/16

Updated: 2019/09/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

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

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