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[SECURITY] [DSA 3939-1] botan1.10 security update

Posted on 12 August 2017
Debian Security Advisory

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3939-1 security@debian.org
https://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
August 12, 2017 https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : botan1.10
CVE ID : CVE-2017-2801

Aleksandar Nikolic discovered that an error in the x509 parser of the
Botan crypto library could result in an out-of-bounds memory read,
resulting in denial of service or an information leak if processing
a malformed certificate.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed
in version 1.10.8-2+deb8u2.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed
prior to the initial release.

We recommend that you upgrade your botan1.10 packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org

 

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