Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2353-1 ldns -- buffer overflow
- Date Reported:
- 24 Nov 2011
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2011-3581.
- More information:
David Wheeler discovered a buffer overflow in ldns's code to parse RR records, which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 1.4.0-1+lenny2.
For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 1.6.6-2+squeeze1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1.6.11-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your ldns packages.