Debian Security Advisory
DLA-997-1 libffi -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 21 Jun 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-1000376.
- More information:
libffi requests an executable stack allowing attackers to more easily trigger arbitrary code execution by overwriting the stack. Please note that libffi is used by a number of other libraries.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 3.0.10-3+deb7u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your libffi 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