Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3254-1 suricata -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 09 May 2015
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-0971.
- More information:
Kostya Kortchinsky of the Google Security Team discovered a flaw in the DER parser used to decode SSL/TLS certificates in suricata. A remote attacker can take advantage of this flaw to cause suricata to crash.
For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 2.0.7-2+deb8u1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2.0.8-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your suricata packages.