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Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 959-1] libical security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.4

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

4 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

, #852034 It was discovered that there was a use-after-free vulnerability in the libical iCalendar library. Remote attackers could cause a denial of service and possibly read heap memory via a specially crafted .ICS file.

Affected Software

Affected Software

libical on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 7 'Wheezy', this issue has been fixed in libical version 0.48-2+deb7u1. We recommend that you upgrade your libical packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)