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Debian: Security Advisory for libspf2 (DSA-4955-1)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

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 'libspf2' package(s) announced via the DSA-4955-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

Philipp Jeitner and Haya Shulman discovered a stack-based buffer overflow in libspf2, a library for validating mail senders with SPF, which could result in denial of service, or potentially execution of arbitrary code when processing a specially crafted SPF record.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'libspf2' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 1.2.10-7.1~deb10u1. We recommend that you upgrade your libspf2 packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)