Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2584-1 libcaca -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 08 Mar 2021
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 983684.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-3410.
- More information:
A buffer overflow issue in caca_resize function in libcaca/caca/canvas.c may lead to local execution of arbitrary code in the user context.
For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 0.99.beta19-2.1~deb9u2.
We recommend that you upgrade your libcaca packages.
For the detailed security status of libcaca please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/libcaca
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