Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2445-1 libmaxminddb -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 10 Nov 2020
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 973878.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-28241.
- More information:
A heap-based buffer over-read has been found in libmaxminddb, an IP geolocation database library. This could be exploited when the mmdblookup tool is used to open a specially crafted database file.
For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 1.2.0-1+deb9u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your libmaxminddb packages.
For the detailed security status of libmaxminddb please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/libmaxminddb
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