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[DSA1081] DSA-1081-1 libextractor Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-1081-1 libextractor

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Luigi Auriemma discovered a buffer overflow in the processing of ASF
files in libextractor, a library to extract arbitrary meta-data from
files, which can lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
The old stable distribution (woody) is not affected by this problem.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.4.2-2sarge5.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.5.14-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your libextractor packages.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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