Debian: DSA-4367-1: systemd security update

    Date 13 Jan 2019
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    Posted By Anthony Pell
    The Qualys Research Labs discovered multiple vulnerabilities in systemd-journald. Two memory corruption flaws, via attacker-controlled alloca()s (CVE-2018-16864, CVE-2018-16865) and an out-of-bounds read flaw leading to an information leak (CVE-2018-16866), could allow an attacker to
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4367-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    January 13, 2019                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : systemd
    CVE ID         : CVE-2018-16864 CVE-2018-16865 CVE-2018-16866
    Debian Bug     : 918841 918848
    
    The Qualys Research Labs discovered multiple vulnerabilities in
    systemd-journald. Two memory corruption flaws, via attacker-controlled
    alloca()s (CVE-2018-16864, CVE-2018-16865) and an out-of-bounds read flaw
    leading to an information leak (CVE-2018-16866), could allow an attacker to
    cause a denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code.
    
    Further details in the Qualys Security Advisory at
    https://www.qualys.com/2019/01/09/system-down/system-down.txt
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in
    version 232-25+deb9u7.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your systemd packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of systemd please refer to its security
    tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/systemd
    
    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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