Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1078-1 connman -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
30 Aug 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 872844.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-12865.
More information:

In connman, stack-based buffer overflow in dnsproxy.c allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or execute arbitrary code via a crafted response query string passed to the name variable.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1.0-1.1+wheezy2.

We recommend that you upgrade your connman packages.

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