Debian LTS: DLA-2083-1: hiredis security update

    Date29 Jan 2020
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that there were a large number of NULL pointer dereferences due to unchecked return values from malloc and friends in hiredis, a minimalistic C client library.
    
    Package        : hiredis
    Version        : 0.11.0-4+deb8u1
    CVE ID         : CVE-2020-7105
    Debian Bug     : #949995
    
    It was discovered that there were a large number of NULL pointer
    dereferences due to unchecked return values from malloc and friends
    in hiredis, a minimalistic C client library.
    
    For Debian 8 "Jessie", these issue have been fixed in hiredis version
    0.11.0-4+deb8u1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your hiredis packages.
    
    Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS
    
    
    Regards,
    
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