Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1684-1 systemd -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
19 Feb 2019
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-6454.
More information:

Chris Coulson discovered a flaw in systemd leading to denial of service. An unprivileged user could take advantage of this issue to crash PID1 by sending a specially crafted D-Bus message on the system bus.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 215-17+deb8u10.

We recommend that you upgrade your systemd packages.

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