Debian Security Advisory

DLA-837-1 radare2 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
26 Feb 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 856063.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-6197.
More information:
  • CVE-2017-6197

    The r_read_* functions in libr/include/r_endian.h in radare2 1.2.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a crafted binary file, as demonstrated by the r_read_le32 function.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 0.9-3+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your radare2 packages.

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