Debian Security Advisory
DLA-790-1 mapserver -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 19 Jan 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-5522.
- More information:
It was discovered that mapserver, a CGI-based framework for Internet map services, was vulnerable to a stack-based overflow. This issue allowed a remote user to crash the service, or potentially execute arbitrary code.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 6.0.1-3.2+deb7u4.
We recommend that you upgrade your mapserver 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