Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3789-1 libevent -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 15 Feb 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 854092.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-10195, CVE-2016-10196, CVE-2016-10197.
- More information:
Several vulnerabilities were discovered in libevent, an asynchronous event notification library. They would lead to Denial Of Service via application crash, or remote code execution.
For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 2.0.21-stable-2+deb8u1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 2.0.21-stable-3.
We recommend that you upgrade your libevent packages.