[SECURITY] [DLA 768-1] pgpdump security update

ID DEBIAN:DLA-768-1:76D18
Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2016-12-30T21:34:15


Package : pgpdump Version : 0.27-1+deb7u1 CVE ID : CVE-2016-4021 Debian Bug : 773747

The read_binary function in buffer.c in pgpdump, a PGP packet visualizer, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and CPU consumption) via crafted input. This was assigned CVE-2016-4021.

Also, the read_radix64 function the might read data from beyond the end of a buffer from crafted input.

For Debian 7 "Wheezy", these problems have been fixed in version 0.27-1+deb7u1.

For Debian 8 "Jessie", these problems will be fixed in version 0.28-1+deb8u1, part of the upcoming point release

For Debian 9 "Stretch" and "Sid", these problems have been fixed in version 0.31-0.1

We recommend that you upgrade your pgpdump 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