Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2011-1 xmlrpc-epi -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 26 Nov 2019
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-6296.
- More information:
An issue in xmlrpc-epi, an XML-RPC request serialisation/deserialisation library, has been found.
An integer signedness error in the simplestring_addn function in simplestring.c in xmlrpc-epi could be used for a heap based buffer overflow and possibly execution of arbitrary code.
For Debian 8
Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 0.54.2-1.1+deb8u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your xmlrpc-epi packages.
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