-------------------------------------------------------------------------Debian LTS Advisory DLA-2445-1                debian-lts@lists.debian.org
https://www.debian.org/lts/security/                      Markus Koschany
November 10, 2020                             https://wiki.debian.org/LTS
-------------------------------------------------------------------------Package        : libmaxminddb
Version        : 1.2.0-1+deb9u1
CVE ID         : CVE-2020-28241
Debian Bug     : 973878

A heap-based buffer over-read has been found in libmaxminddb, an IP geolocation
database library. This could be exploited when the mmdblookup tool is used to
open a specially crafted database file.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version
1.2.0-1+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libmaxminddb packages.

For the detailed security status of libmaxminddb please refer to
its security tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/libmaxminddb

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

Debian LTS: DLA-2445-1: libmaxminddb security update

November 10, 2020
A heap-based buffer over-read has been found in libmaxminddb, an IP geolocation database library

Summary


A heap-based buffer over-read has been found in libmaxminddb, an IP geolocation
database library. This could be exploited when the mmdblookup tool is used to
open a specially crafted database file.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version
1.2.0-1+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libmaxminddb packages.

For the detailed security status of libmaxminddb please refer to
its security tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/libmaxminddb

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


Severity
-------------------------------------------------------------------------Package : libmaxminddb
Version : 1.2.0-1+deb9u1
CVE ID : CVE-2020-28241
Debian Bug : 973878

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