Debian Security Advisory

DSA-2145-1 libsmi -- buffer overflow

Date Reported:
16 Jan 2011
Affected Packages:
libsmi
Vulnerable:
Yes
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2010-2891.
More information:

Andres Lopez Luksenberg discovered a buffer overflow in the OID parser of libsmi, a library to access SMI MIB data.

For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 0.4.7+dfsg-0.2.

For the testing distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 0.4.8+dfsg2-3.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 0.4.8+dfsg2-3.

We recommend that you upgrade your libsmi packages.

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