Debian Security Advisory
DLA-656-1 libdbd-mysql-perl -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 15 Oct 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-1246.
- More information:
Paul Rohar discovered that libdbd-mysql-perl, the Perl DBI database driver for MySQL and MariaDB, constructed an error message in a fixed-length buffer, leading to a crash (_FORTIFY_SOURCE failure) and, potentially, to denial of service.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 4.021-1+deb7u2.
We recommend that you upgrade your libdbd-mysql-perl packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS