Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2900-1 lrzsz -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
25 Jan 2022
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-10195.
More information:

An issue has been found in lrzsz, a set of tools for zmodem/xmodem/ymodem file transfer. Due to an incorrect length check, which might result in a size_t wrap around, an information leak to the receiving side could happen.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 0.12.21-8+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your lrzsz packages.

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

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