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Debian: DSA-4367-2: systemd regression update

Date 15 Jan 2019
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Posted By Anthony Pell
The Qualys Research Labs reported that the backported security fixes shipped in DSA 4367-1 contained a memory leak in systemd-journald. This and an unrelated bug in systemd-coredump are corrected in this update.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-4367-2                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
January 15, 2019                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : systemd

The Qualys Research Labs reported that the backported security fixes
shipped in DSA 4367-1 contained a memory leak in systemd-journald. This
and an unrelated bug in systemd-coredump are corrected in this update.

Note that as the systemd-journald service is not restarted automatically
a restart of the service or more safely a reboot is advised.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in
version 232-25+deb9u8.

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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