Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2660-1 libgetdata -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 13 May 2021
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-20204.
- More information:
One security issue has been discovered in libgetdata
A heap memory corruption problem (use after free) can be triggered when processing maliciously crafted dirfile databases. This degrades the confidentiality, integrity and availability of third-party software that uses libgetdata as a library.
For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 0.9.4-1+deb9u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your libgetdata packages.
For the detailed security status of libgetdata please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/libgetdata
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