Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2363-1 asyncpg -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
03 Sep 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-17446.
More information:

asyncpg before 0.21.0 allows a malicious PostgreSQL server to trigger a crash or execute arbitrary code (on a database client) via a crafted server response, because of access to an uninitialized pointer in the array data decoder.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 0.8.4-1+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your asyncpg packages.

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

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