Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1738-1 gpsd -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 30 Mar 2019
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 925327.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-17937.
- More information:
A security vulnerability was discovered in gpsd, the Global Positioning System daemon. A stack-based buffer overflow may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via traffic on port 2947/TCP or crafted JSON inputs.
For Debian 8
Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 3.11-3+deb8u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your gpsd 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