Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1085-1 libidn2-0 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
03 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 libidn2-0's Punycode handling (an encoding used to convert Unicode characters to ASCII) which would have allowed attackers to cause a remote denial of service.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, this issue has been fixed in libidn2-0 version 0.8-2+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libidn2-0 packages.