Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2516-1 gssproxy -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
04 Jan 2021
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-12658.
More information:

It was discovered that there was an issue in the gssproxy privilege separation caused by gssproxy not unlocking

prior to calling

  • CVE-2020-12658

    gssproxy (aka gss-proxy) before 0.8.3 does not unlock cond_mutex before pthread exit in gp_worker_main() in gp_workers.c.

For Debian 9 Stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 0.5.1-2+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your gssproxy packages.

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