Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2551-1 slirp -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 09 Feb 2021
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-7039, CVE-2020-8608.
- More information:
Two issues have been found in slirp, a SLIP/PPP emulator using a dial up shell account.
Due to mismanagement of memory, a heap-based buffer overflow or other out-of-bounds access might happen, which can lead to a DoS or potential execute arbitrary code.
Prevent a buffer overflow vulnerability due to incorrect usage of return values from snprintf.
For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 1:1.0.17-8+deb9u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your slirp packages.
For the detailed security status of slirp please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/slirp
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