Debian Security Advisory
DLA-884-1 collectd -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 04 Apr 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-7401.
- More information:
It was discovered that there was an infinite loop vulnerability in collectd, a statistics collection and monitoring daemon.
When a correct
Signature partis received by an instance configured without the AuthFile option, an endless loop occurs in the parse_packet routine due to a missing pointer increment to the next unprocessed part.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, this issue has been fixed in collectd version 5.1.0-3+deb7u3.
We recommend that you upgrade your collectd packages.