Debian Security Advisory

DLA-3290-1 libzen -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
29 Jan 2023
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-36646.
More information:

Crafted arguments to a function could lead to an unchecked return value and a null pointer dereference.

For Debian 10 buster, this problem has been fixed in version 0.4.37-1+deb10u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libzen packages.

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

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