Debian Security Advisory

DSA-4919-1 lz4 -- security update

Date Reported:
21 May 2021
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 987856.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-3520.
More information:

Jasper Lievisse Adriaanse reported an integer overflow flaw in lz4, a fast LZ compression algorithm library, resulting in memory corruption.

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 1.8.3-1+deb10u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your lz4 packages.

For the detailed security status of lz4 please refer to its security tracker page at: