Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2414-1 fastd -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 25 Oct 2020
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 972521.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-27638.
- More information:
In fastd, a fast and secure tunnelling daemon, a receive buffer handling problem was discovered which allows a denial of service (memory exhaustion) when receiving packets with an invalid type code.
For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 18-2+deb9u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your fastd packages.
For the detailed security status of fastd please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/fastd
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