Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4147-1 polarssl -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 21 Mar 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 890287, Bug 890288.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-18187, CVE-2018-0487, CVE-2018-0488.
- More information:
Several vulnerabilities were discovered in PolarSSL, a lightweight crypto and SSL/TLS library, that allowed a remote attacker to either cause a denial-of-service by application crash, or execute arbitrary code.
For the oldstable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 1.3.9-2.1+deb8u3.
We recommend that you upgrade your polarssl packages.
For the detailed security status of polarssl please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/polarssl