Debian: DSA-4528-1: bird security update

    Date19 Sep 2019
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Daniel McCarney discovered that the BIRD internet routing daemon incorrectly validated RFC 8203 messages in it's BGP daemon, resulting in a stack buffer overflow.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4528-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    September 19, 2019                    https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : bird
    CVE ID         : CVE-2019-16159
    
    Daniel McCarney discovered that the BIRD internet routing daemon
    incorrectly validated RFC 8203 messages in it's BGP daemon, resulting
    in a stack buffer overflow.
    
    For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.6.6-1+deb10u1. In addition this update fixes an incomplete
    revocation of privileges and a crash triggerable via the CLI (the latter
    two bugs are also fixed in the oldstable distribution (stretch) which is
    not affected by CVE-2019-16159).
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your bird packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of bird please refer to
    its security tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/bird
    
    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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