Debian Security Advisory DSA 4368-1 (zeromq3 - security update)

Published: 2019-01-13 23:00:00
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Affected Versions:
zeromq3 on Debian Linux

Recommendations:
For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 4.2.1-4+deb9u1. We recommend that you upgrade your zeromq3 Linux Distribution Packages. For the detailed security status of zeromq3 please refer to its security tracker page linked in the references.

Summary:
Guido Vranken discovered that an incorrect bounds check in ZeroMQ, a lightweight messaging kernel, could result in the execution of arbitrary code.

Detection Method:
This check tests the installed software version using the apt Linux Distribution Package manager.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-6250

References:

https://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4368.html
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/zeromq3

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
9.0

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