Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3939-1 botan1.10 -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 12 Aug 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-2801.
- More information:
Aleksandar Nikolic discovered that an error in the x509 parser of the Botan crypto library could result in an out-of-bounds memory read, resulting in denial of service or an information leak if processing a malformed certificate.
For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 1.10.8-2+deb8u2.
For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed prior to the initial release.
We recommend that you upgrade your botan1.10 packages.