Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1499-1 discount -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 08 Sep 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 901912.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-11468, CVE-2018-11503, CVE-2018-11504, CVE-2018-12495.
- More information:
Several heap-based buffer over-reads were found in discount, an implementation of the Markdown markup language in C, that allowed remote attackers to cause a denial-of-service via specially crafted files.
For Debian 8
Jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 2.1.7-1+deb8u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your discount 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