Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2025-1 openslp-dfsg -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
08 Dec 2019
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-17833, CVE-2019-5544.
More information:

The OpenSLP package had two open security issues, as described.

  • CVE-2017-17833

    OpenSLP releases in the 1.0.2 and 1.1.0 code streams have a heap-related memory corruption issue which may manifest itself as a denial-of-service or a remote code-execution vulnerability.

  • CVE-2019-5544

    OpenSLP as used in ESXi and the Horizon DaaS appliances has a heap overwrite issue. VMware has evaluated the severity of this issue to be in the critical severity range.

For Debian 8 Jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 1.2.1-10+deb8u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your openslp-dfsg packages.

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