Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2476-1 brotli -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
01 Dec 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-8927.
More information:

A buffer overflow was discovered in Brotli, a generic-purpose lossless compression suite.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 0.5.2+dfsg-2+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your brotli packages.

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

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