Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2354-1 ndpi -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
29 Aug 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-15476.
More information:

An issue has been found in ndpi, an extensible deep packet inspection library. The Oracle protocol dissector contains an heap-based buffer over-read, which could crash the application that uses this library and may result in denial of service.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 1.8-1+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your ndpi packages.

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

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