Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1941-1 netty -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
30 Sep 2019
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-16869.
More information:

Netty mishandled whitespace before the colon in HTTP headers (such as a “Transfer-Encoding : chunked” line), which lead to HTTP request smuggling.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 1:3.2.6.Final-2+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your netty packages.

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