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    Debian LTS: DLA-2414-1: fastd security update

    Date 25 Oct 2020
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    In fastd, a fast and secure tunnelling daemon, a receive buffer handling problem was discovered which allows a denial of service (memory exhaustion) when receiving packets with an invalid type code.
    
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    Debian LTS Advisory DLA-2414-1                This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/lts/security/                       Sven Eckelmann
    October 25, 2020                              https://wiki.debian.org/LTS
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    Package        : fastd
    Version        : 18-2+deb9u1
    CVE ID         : CVE-2020-27638
    Debian Bug     : 972521
    
    In fastd, a fast and secure tunnelling daemon, a receive buffer 
    handling problem was discovered which allows a denial of service 
    (memory exhaustion) when receiving packets with an invalid type code.
    
    For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version
    18-2+deb9u1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your fastd packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of fastd please refer to
    its security tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/fastd
    
    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
    

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