Debian Security Advisory

DSA-4936-1 libuv1 -- security update

Date Reported:
05 Jul 2021
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 990561.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-22918.
More information:

An out-of-bounds read was discovered in the uv__idna_to_ascii() function of Libuv, an asynchronous event notification library, which could result in denial of service or information disclosure.

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 1.24.1-1+deb10u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libuv1 packages.

For the detailed security status of libuv1 please refer to its security tracker page at: