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Debian: CVE-2016-7969: libass -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2016-7969: libass -- security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
10/19/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/31/2017
Modified
03/02/2020

Description

The wrap_lines_smart function in ass_render.c in libass before 0.13.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via unspecified vectors, related to "0/3 line wrapping equalization."

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-libass

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