[SECURITY] [DSA 3789-1] libevent security update

ID DEBIAN:DSA-3789-1:337DE
Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2017-02-15T14:20:26


Debian Security Advisory DSA-3789-1 security@debian.org https://www.debian.org/security/ Sebastien Delafond February 15, 2017 https://www.debian.org/security/faq

Package : libevent CVE ID : CVE-2016-10195 CVE-2016-10196 CVE-2016-10197 Debian Bug : 854092

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in libevent, an asynchronous event notification library. They would lead to Denial Of Service via application crash, or remote code execution.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 2.0.21-stable-2+deb8u1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 2.0.21-stable-3.

We recommend that you upgrade your libevent packages.

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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