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    Debian: DSA-3658-1: libidn security update

    Date 01 Sep 2016
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Hanno Boeck discovered multiple vulnerabilities in libidn, the GNU library for Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs), allowing a remote attacker to cause a denial of service against an application using the libidn library (application crash).
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3658-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    September 01, 2016                    https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : libidn
    CVE ID         : CVE-2015-8948 CVE-2016-6261 CVE-2016-6263
    
    Hanno Boeck discovered multiple vulnerabilities in libidn, the GNU
    library for Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs), allowing a remote
    attacker to cause a denial of service against an application using the
    libidn library (application crash).
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
    version 1.29-1+deb8u2.
    
    For the testing distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed
    in version 1.33-1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
    version 1.33-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your libidn 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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