Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1334-1 mosquitto -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
31 Mar 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-7651, CVE-2017-7652.
More information:
  • CVE-2017-7651

    A crafted CONNECT packet from an unauthenticated client could result in extraordinary memory consumption.

  • CVE-2017-7652

    In case all sockets/file descriptors are exhausted, a SIGHUP signal to reload the configuration could result in default config values (especially bad security settings)

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 0.15-2+deb7u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your mosquitto packages.

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