Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2768-1 uwsgi -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
02 Oct 2021
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-36160.
More information:

It was discovered that the uwsgi proxy module for Apache2 (mod_proxy_uwsgi) can read above the allocated memory when processing a request with a carefully crafted uri-path. An attacker may cause the server to crash (DoS).

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 2.0.14+20161117-3+deb9u4.

We recommend that you upgrade your uwsgi packages.

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

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