Debian Security Advisory
DLA-344-1 nspr -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 19 Nov 2015
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-7183.
- More information:
Google security engineer Ryan Sleevi found a vulnerability in the NetScape Portable Runtime Library (NSPR). NSPR allocated memory without specific checks, making it possible for remote attackers to cause a Denial of Service or execute arbitrary code.
For Debian 6
Squeeze, this issue have been fixed in nspr version 4.8.6-1+squeeze3. We recommend that you upgrade your nspr packages.