Debian: Security Advisory for libuv1 (DSA-4936-1)

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

10 months ago

Modified

Modified

10 months ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'libuv1' package(s) announced via the DSA-4936-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

An out-of-bounds read was discovered in the uv__idna_to_ascii() function of Libuv, an asynchronous event notification library, which could result in denial of service or information disclosure.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'libuv1' 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 1.24.1-1+deb10u1. We recommend that you upgrade your libuv1 packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)

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