Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2566-1 libbsd -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
18 Feb 2021
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-20367.
More information:

An issue has been found in libbsd, a library with utility functions from BSD systems. A non-NUL terminated symbol name in the string table might result in an out-of-bounds read.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 0.8.3-1+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libbsd packages.

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

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