Debian: DSA-3341-1: conntrack security update

    Date20 Aug 2015
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that in certain configurations, if the relevant conntrack kernel module is not loaded, conntrackd will crash when handling DCCP, SCTP or ICMPv6 packets.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3341-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    August 20, 2015                       https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : conntrack
    CVE ID         : CVE-2015-6496
    Debian Bug     : 796103
    
    It was discovered that in certain configurations, if the relevant
    conntrack kernel module is not loaded, conntrackd will crash when
    handling DCCP, SCTP or ICMPv6 packets.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed
    in version 1:1.2.1-1+deb7u1.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1:1.4.2-2+deb8u1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1:1.4.2-3.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your conntrack 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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