Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2098-1 ipmitool -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 09 Feb 2020
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 950761.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-5208.
- More information:
Christopher Ertl found that multiple functions in ipmitool neglect proper checking of the data received from a remote LAN party, which may lead to buffer overflows and potentially to remote code execution on the ipmitool side.
For Debian 8
Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 1.8.14-4+deb8u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your ipmitool 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