Debian: DSA-3988-1: libidn2-0 security update

    Date30 Sep 2017
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    An integer overflow vulnerability was discovered in decode_digit() in libidn2-0, the GNU library for Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs), allowing a remote attacker to cause a denial of service against an application using the library (application crash).
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3988-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    September 30, 2017                    https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : libidn2-0
    CVE ID         : CVE-2017-14062
    Debian Bug     : 873902
    
    An integer overflow vulnerability was discovered in decode_digit() in
    libidn2-0, the GNU library for Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs),
    allowing a remote attacker to cause a denial of service against an
    application using the library (application crash).
    
    For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed
    in version 0.10-2+deb8u1.
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.16-1+deb9u1.
    
    For the testing distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed
    in version 2.0.2-4.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.0.2-4.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your libidn2-0 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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