Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2088-1 libsolv -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
31 Jan 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 949611.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-20387.
More information:

repodata_schema2id in repodata.c in libsolv, a dependency solver library, had a heap-based buffer over-read via a last schema whose length could be less than the length of the input schema.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 0.6.5-1+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libsolv packages.

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