Debian Security Advisory
DLA-582-1 libidn -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 02 Aug 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-8948, CVE-2016-6261, CVE-2016-6263.
- More information:
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libidn. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:
When idn is reading one zero byte as input an out-of-bounds-read occurred.
An out-of-bounds stack read is exploitable in idna_to_ascii_4i.
stringprep_utf8_nfkc_normalize reject invalid UTF-8, causes a crash.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1.25-2+deb7u2.
We recommend that you upgrade your libidn packages.
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