Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3766-1 mapserver -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 19 Jan 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-5522.
- More information:
It was discovered that mapserver, a CGI-based framework for Internet map services, was vulnerable to a stack-based overflow. This issue allowed a remote user to crash the service, or potentially execute arbitrary code.
For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 6.4.1-5+deb8u3.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 7.0.4-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your mapserver packages.