Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1182-1 ldns -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 21 Nov 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 882015.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-1000231.
- More information:
A security vulnerability has been discovered in ldns, a library and collection of utilities for DNS programming.
The generic parser contained a double-free vulnerability which resulted in an application crash with unspecified impacts and attack vectors.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1.6.13-1+deb7u2.
We recommend that you upgrade your ldns 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