Debian Security Advisory
DLA-908-1 chicken -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 23 Apr 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 858057.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-6949.
- More information:
It was found that CHICKEN did not sanitize the size argument when allocating SRFI-4 vectors, which could lead to segfaults or buffer overflows with some sizes.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 4.7.0-1+deb7u2.
We recommend that you upgrade your chicken 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