Debian: DSA-3254-1: suricata security update

    Date 09 May 2015
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Kostya Kortchinsky of the Google Security Team discovered a flaw in the DER parser used to decode SSL/TLS certificates in suricata. A remote attacker can take advantage of this flaw to cause suricata to crash.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3254-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                      Salvatore Bonaccorso
    May 09, 2015                           https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : suricata
    CVE ID         : CVE-2015-0971
    
    Kostya Kortchinsky of the Google Security Team discovered a flaw in the
    DER parser used to decode SSL/TLS certificates in suricata. A remote
    attacker can take advantage of this flaw to cause suricata to crash.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.0.7-2+deb8u1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.0.8-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your suricata 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/
    
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