Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2076-1 slirp -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
26 Jan 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 949085.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-7039.
More information:

An issue has been found in slirp, a SLIP/PPP emulator using a dial up shell account. Due to bad memory handling in slirp a heap-based buffer overflow or other out-of-bounds access could happen, which can lead to a DoS or potential execute arbitrary code.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 1:1.0.17-7+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your slirp packages.

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