Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2006-1 libxdmcp -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 25 Nov 2019
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-2625.
- More information:
It has been found, that libxdmcp, an X11 Display Manager Control Protocol library, uses weak entropy to generate keys.
Using arc4random_buf() from libbsd should avoid this flaw.
For Debian 8
Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 1:1.1.1-1+deb8u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your libxdmcp 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