Debian Security Advisory
DLA-892-1 libnl3 -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 10 Apr 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-0553.
- More information:
It was discovered that there was an integer overflow in libnl3, a library for dealing with netlink sockets.
A missing check in nlmsg_reserve() could have allowed a malicious application to execute arbitrary code within the context of the WiFi service.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, this issue has been fixed in libnl3 version 3.2.7-4+deb7u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your libnl3 packages.