Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2720-1 aspell -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 25 Jul 2021
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-17544, CVE-2019-25051.
- More information:
Two issue have been found in aspell, the GNU Aspell spell-checker.
One issue is related to a stack-based buffer over-read via an isolated character when processing a configuration file. The other issue is related to a heap-based buffer overflow.
For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 0.60.7~20110707-3+deb9u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your aspell packages.
For the detailed security status of aspell please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/aspell
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