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    Debian: DSA-3859-1: dropbear security update

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    Two vulnerabilities were found in Dropbear, a lightweight SSH2 server and client: CVE-2017-9078
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3859-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    May 19, 2017                          https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : dropbear
    CVE ID         : CVE-2017-9078 CVE-2017-9079
    
    Two vulnerabilities were found in Dropbear, a lightweight SSH2 server
    and client:
    
    CVE-2017-9078
    
        Mark Shepard discovered a double free in the TCP listener cleanup
        which could result in denial of service by an authenticated user if
        Dropbear is running with the "-a" option.
    
    CVE-2017-9079
    
        Jann Horn discovered a local information leak in parsing the
        .authorized_keys file.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
    version 2014.65-1+deb8u2.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems will be fixed soon.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your dropbear 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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