Debian: DSA-3789-1: libevent security update

    Date15 Feb 2017
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several vulnerabilities were discovered in libevent, an asynchronous event notification library. They would lead to Denial Of Service via application crash, or remote code execution.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3789-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Sebastien Delafond
    February 15, 2017                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : libevent
    CVE ID         : CVE-2016-10195 CVE-2016-10196 CVE-2016-10197
    Debian Bug     : 854092
    
    Several vulnerabilities were discovered in libevent, an asynchronous
    event notification library. They would lead to Denial Of Service via
    application crash, or remote code execution.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
    version 2.0.21-stable-2+deb8u1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
    version 2.0.21-stable-3.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your libevent 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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