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: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/libproxy
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