Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2353-1 bacula -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
29 Aug 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-11061.
More information:

An issue has been found in bacula, a network backup service. By sending oversized digest strings a malicious client can cause a heap overflow in the director's memory which results in a denial of service.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 7.4.4+dfsg-6+deb9u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your bacula packages.

For the detailed security status of bacula please refer to its security tracker page at:

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