libfaad2 - freeware Advanced Audio Decoder - runtime files

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Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name libfaad2
Package version 2.7
Package release 8+deb8u1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 325 B
Download size 142.80 KB
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FAAD2 is the fastest ISO AAC audio decoder available. FAAD2 correctly
decodes all MPEG-4 and MPEG-2 MAIN, LOW, LTP, LD and ER object type AAC
This package contains the shared library.


Package Version Architecture Repository
libfaad2_2.7-8+deb8u1_i386.deb 2.7 i386 Debian Main
libfaad2 - - -


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libc6 >= 2.14
multiarch-support -


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libfaad2-0 -


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libfaad2-0 -


Type URL
Binary Package libfaad2_2.7-8+deb8u1_amd64.deb
Source Package faad2

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install libfaad2 deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install libfaad2




2018-05-01 - Markus Koschany <>
faad2 (2.7-8+deb8u1) jessie; urgency=high
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Fix CVE-2017-9218, CVE-2017-9219, CVE-2017-9220, CVE-2017-9221,
CVE-2017-9222, CVE-2017-9223, CVE-2017-9253, CVE-2017-9254, CVE-2017-9255,
CVE-2017-9256, CVE-2017-9257.
Various issues were discovered in faad2, a fast audio decoder, that could
cause a denial of service (large loop and CPU consumption) via a crafted
mp4 file. (Closes: #889915)
2012-03-18 - Andres Mejia <>
faad2 (2.7-8) unstable; urgency=low
[ Fabian Greffrath ]
* debian/patches/path_max.patch:
+ Dynamically allocate file name buffers,
instead of relying on PATH_MAX.
* Set appropriate symbol visibility attributes.
* Rebuild autofoo with dh-autoreconf.
* Add debian/libfaad2.symbols file.
* Multi-Archify.
* Remove redundant license blurb from debian/copyright.
* libmp4ff ist not packaged, so do not install it either.
* Simplify debian/*.install accordingly.
[ Andres Mejia ]
* Make dev package multiarch installable.
* Bump to Standards-Version 3.9.3.
2011-08-03 - Fabian Greffrath <>
faad2 (2.7-7) unstable; urgency=low
[ Andres Mejia ]
* Update to my email.
* Update gbp.conf.
[ Reinhard Tartler ]
* Update Vcs-Browser field
* bump standards version (no changes needed)
[ Fabian Greffrath ]
* Convert to 3.0 (quilt) source format.
* Re-enable two patches that got lost in the 2.7-6 upload:
- debian/patches/bpa-stdin.patch
+ Apply SqueezeCenter patches from FreeBSD that enable streaming with
BBCiPlayer and ezstream (LP: #470562).
- debian/patches/path_max.patch
+ Extend file name buffers for longer path names (LP: #475050).
* Merge patch from 2.7-6ubuntu1:
- debian/patches/fix_ftbfs_with_gcc4.5.patch
+ Correctly declare lrintf in libfaad/common.h to avoid a conflict of
declaration in mathcalls.h to fix FTBFS on i386
* Improve debian/copyright.
2010-11-22 - Andres Mejia <>
faad2 (2.7-6) unstable; urgency=high
[ Alessio Treglia ]
* Fix segmentation fault in faad due to an incorrect pointer size
(Closes: #603807, LP: #665802).
* Add gbp config file.
[ Andres Mejia ]
* Revert changes in 2.7-5. Upload of 2.7-5 was unintentionally done.
* Refresh patches.
2010-08-16 - Fabian Greffrath <>
faad2 (2.7-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Update my e-mail address.
* Apply SqueezeCenter patches from FreeBSD that enable streaming with
BBCiPlayer and ezstream (LP: #470562).
* Extend file name buffers for longer path names (LP: #475050).
2009-10-26 - Fabian Greffrath <>
faad2 (2.7-4) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control: Do not build the shared libmp4ff library packages
anymore (Closes: #550679). The use of mp4ff from faad2 is discouraged
by upstream, see <>.
* Removed debian/patches/force-include-stdint_h.patch.
* Removed debian/patches/libmp4ff-shared-lib.patch.
* Removed debian/patches/70_automake-1.9.patch.
* Added debian/README.source.
* Bumped Standards-Version to 3.8.3.
* Raised Build-Depends to debhelper (>= 7.0.50~), thanks lintian.
* Removed debian/libmp4ff-dev.install and debian/libmp4ff0.install.
* Removed libmp4ff0 from Depends for faad2-dbg.
2009-10-15 - Fabian Greffrath <>
faad2 (2.7-3) UNRELEASED; urgency=low
* debian/patches/force-include-stdint_h.patch: New patch to force
inclusion of stdint.h (Closes: #550679).
2009-09-16 - Reinhard Tartler <>
faad2 (2.7-2) unstable; urgency=low
* upload to unstable.

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