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Debian: DSA-3684-1: libdbd-mysql-perl security update

Date 03 Oct 2016
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Paul Rohar discovered that libdbd-mysql-perl, the Perl DBI database driver for MySQL and MariaDB, constructed an error message in a fixed-length buffer, leading to a crash (_FORTIFY_SOURCE failure) and, potentially, to denial of service.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3684-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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October 03, 2016                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : libdbd-mysql-perl
CVE ID         : CVE-2016-1246

Paul Rohar discovered that libdbd-mysql-perl, the Perl DBI database
driver for MySQL and MariaDB, constructed an error message in a
fixed-length buffer, leading to a crash (_FORTIFY_SOURCE failure) and,
potentially, to denial of service.

For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
version 4.028-2+deb8u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your libdbd-mysql-perl packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
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