Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2450-1 libproxy -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
13 Nov 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 968366.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-26154.
More information:

Li Fei found that libproxy, a library for automatic proxy configuration management, was vulnerable to a buffer overflow vulnerability when receiving a large PAC file from a server without a Content-Length header in the response.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 0.4.14-2+deb9u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your libproxy packages.

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

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