[SECURITY] [DSA 4160-1] libevt security update

ID DEBIAN:DSA-4160-1:37EB8
Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2018-04-01T12:52:57


Debian Security Advisory DSA-4160-1 security@debian.org https://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff April 01, 2018 https://www.debian.org/security/faq

Package : libevt CVE ID : CVE-2018-8754

It was discovered that insufficient input sanitising in libevt, a library to access the Windows Event Log (EVT) format, could result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed EVT file is processed.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 20170120-1+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libevt packages.

For the detailed security status of libevt please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/libevt

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

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