Debian Security Advisory

DLA-3656-1 netty -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
19 Nov 2023
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 1054234.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2023-44487.
More information:

A flaw was discovered in Netty, a Java NIO client/server socket framework. The HTTP/2 protocol implementation allowed a denial of service (server resource consumption) because request cancellation can reset many streams quickly. This problem is also known as Rapid Reset Attack.

For Debian 10 buster, this problem has been fixed in version 1:4.1.33-1+deb10u4.

We recommend that you upgrade your netty packages.

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

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