Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1653-1 postgis -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 31 Jan 2019
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-18359.
- More information:
It was found that the function ST_AsX3D in PostGIS, a module that adds spatial objects to the PostgreSQL object-relational database, did not handle empty values properly, allowing malicious users to cause denial of service or possibly other unspecified behaviour.
For Debian 8
Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 2.1.4+dfsg-3+deb8u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your postgis packages.
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