Debian Security Advisory
DLA-476-1 libidn -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 17 May 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-2059.
- More information:
It was discovered that libidn, the GNU library for Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs), did not correctly handle invalid UTF-8 input, causing an out-of-bounds read. This could allow attackers to disclose sensitive information from an application using the libidn library.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1.25-2+deb7u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your libidn packages.