Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1067-1 augeas -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 26 Aug 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 872400.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-7555.
- More information:
Augeas is vulnerable to heap-based buffer overflow due to improper handling of escaped strings. Attacker could send crafted strings that would cause the application using augeas to copy past the end of a buffer, leading to a crash or possible code execution.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 0.10.0-1+deb7u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your augeas 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