Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1682-1 uriparser -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 18 Feb 2019
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-20721.
- More information:
Joergen Ibsen reported an issue with uriparser, a URI parsing library compliant with RFC 3986.
An Out-of-bounds read for incomplete URIs with IPv6 addresses with embedded IPv4 address, e.g. "//[::44.1", were possible.
For Debian 8 "Jessie", this problem has been fixed in version 0.8.0.1-2+deb8u2.
We recommend that you upgrade your uriparser 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