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    Debian: DSA-3939-1: botan1.10 security update

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    Aleksandar Nikolic discovered that an error in the x509 parser of the Botan crypto library could result in an out-of-bounds memory read, resulting in denial of service or an information leak if processing a malformed certificate.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3939-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    August 12, 2017                       https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : botan1.10
    CVE ID         : CVE-2017-2801
    
    Aleksandar Nikolic discovered that an error in the x509 parser of the
    Botan crypto library could result in an out-of-bounds memory read,
    resulting in denial of service or an information leak if processing
    a malformed certificate.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed
    in version 1.10.8-2+deb8u2.
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed
    prior to the initial release.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your botan1.10 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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