Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1866-2 glib2.0 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
06 Aug 2019
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 933877.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-13012.
More information:

Simon McVittie spotted a memory leak regression in the way CVE-2019-13012 had been resolved for glib2.0 in Debian jessie.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 2.42.1-1+deb8u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your glib2.0 packages.

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