Debian Security Advisory
DLA-824-1 libevent -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 15 Feb 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 854092.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-10195, CVE-2016-10196, CVE-2016-10197.
- More information:
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 Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 2.0.19-stable-3+deb7u2.
We recommend that you upgrade your libevent packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS