Debian Security Advisory

DLA-786-1 botan1.10 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
16 Jan 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-9132.
More information:

It was discovered that there was an integer overflow vulnerability in botan, a cryptography library. This could occur while parsing untrusted inputs such as X.509 certificates.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, this problem has been fixed in version 1.10.5-1+deb7u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your botan1.10 packages.

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