Debian: DSA-3766-1: mapserver security update

    Date19 Jan 2017
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that mapserver, a CGI-based framework for Internet map services, was vulnerable to a stack-based overflow. This issue allowed a remote user to crash the service, or potentially execute arbitrary code.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3766-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Sebastien Delafond
    January 19, 2017                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : mapserver
    CVE ID         : CVE-2017-5522
    
    It was discovered that mapserver, a CGI-based framework for Internet
    map services, was vulnerable to a stack-based overflow. This issue
    allowed a remote user to crash the service, or potentially execute
    arbitrary code.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 6.4.1-5+deb8u3.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 7.0.4-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your mapserver 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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