Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4597-1 netty -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 03 Jan 2020
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 941266.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-16869.
- More information:
It was reported that Netty, a Java NIO client/server framework, is prone to a HTTP request smuggling vulnerability due to mishandling whitespace before the colon in HTTP headers.
For the oldstable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1:4.1.7-2+deb9u1.
For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 1:4.1.33-1+deb10u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your netty packages.
For the detailed security status of netty please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/netty