Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1966-1 aspell -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 19 Oct 2019
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-17544.
- More information:
It was discovered that Aspell, the GNU spell checker, incorrectly handled certain inputs which leads to a stack-based buffer over-read. An attacker could potentially access sensitive information.
For Debian 8
Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 0.60.7~20110707-1.3+deb8u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your aspell 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