Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1665-1 netmask -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
06 Feb 2019
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 921565.
More information:

A buffer overflow was found in netmask which would crash when called with arbitrarily long inputs.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 2.3.12+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your netmask packages.

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