Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2052-1 libbsd -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 30 Dec 2019
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-2090.
- More information:
An issues has been found in libbsd, a package containing utility functions from BSD systems.
In function fgetwln() an off-by-one error could triggers a heap buffer overflow.
For Debian 8
Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 0.7.0-2+deb8u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your libbsd 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