Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4367-1 systemd -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 13 Jan 2019
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 918841, Bug 918848.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-16864, CVE-2018-16865, CVE-2018-16866.
- More information:
The Qualys Research Labs discovered multiple vulnerabilities in systemd-journald. Two memory corruption flaws, via attacker-controlled allocations using the alloca function (CVE-2018-16864, CVE-2018-16865) and an out-of-bounds read flaw leading to an information leak (CVE-2018-16866), could allow an attacker to cause a denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code.
Further details in the Qualys Security Advisory at https://www.qualys.com/2019/01/09/system-down/system-down.txt
For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 232-25+deb9u7.
We recommend that you upgrade your systemd packages.
For the detailed security status of systemd please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/systemd