Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2859-1 zziplib -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
28 Dec 2021
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-18442.
More information:

An issue has been found in zziplib, a library providing read access on ZIP-archive. Because of mishandling a return value, an attacker might cause a denial of service due to an infinite loop.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 0.13.62-3.2~deb9u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your zziplib packages.

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

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