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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
[DLA 1656-1] agg security update
4 February 2019
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Debian GNU/Linux 8
UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2019-6245
Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on
platforms other than Debian. It is recommended that administrators
running agg check for an updated version of the software for their
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Package : agg
Version : 2.5+dfsg1-9+deb8u1
CVE ID : CVE-2019-6245
Debian Bug : 919322
A stack overflow vulnerability was discovered in AGG,
the AntiGrain Geometry graphical toolkit, that may lead to code
execution if a malformed file is processed. Since AGG only provides a
static library, the desmume and exactimage packages were rebuilt
against the latest security update.
For Debian 8 "Jessie", this problem has been fixed in version
We recommend that you upgrade your agg packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS
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