Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1084-1 libidn -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 02 Sep 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-14062.
- More information:
It was discovered that there was an integer overflow vulnerability in libidn's Punycode handling (an encoding used to convert Unicode characters to ASCII) which would have allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, this issue has been fixed in libidn version 1.25-2+deb7u3.
We recommend that you upgrade your libidn packages.