Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2795-1 gpsd -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 29 Oct 2021
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 925327.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-17937.
- More information:
A security vulnerability was discovered in gpsd, the Global Positioning System daemon. A stack-based buffer overflow may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via traffic on port 2947/TCP or crafted JSON inputs.
For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 3.16-4+deb9u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your gpsd packages.
For the detailed security status of gpsd please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/gpsd
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