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Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 1738-1] gpsd security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

3 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'gpsd' package(s) announced via the DSA-1738-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

A security vulnerability was discovered in gpsd, the Global Positioning System daemon. A stack-based buffer overflow may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via traffic on port 2947/TCP or crafted JSON inputs.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'gpsd' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 8 'Jessie', this problem has been fixed in version 3.11-3+deb8u1. We recommend that you upgrade your gpsd packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)