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Debian LTS: Security Advisory for libbsd (DLA-2566-1)

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

1 year ago

Modified

Modified

1 year ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'libbsd' package(s) announced via the DLA-2566-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

An issue has been found in libbsd, a library with utility functions from BSD systems. A non-NUL terminated symbol name in the string table might result in an out-of-bounds read.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'libbsd' 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 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 0.8.3-1+deb9u1. We recommend that you upgrade your libbsd packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)