Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2121-1 libimobiledevice -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
27 Feb 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 825553.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-5104.
More information:

It was discovered that libimobiledevice incorrectly handled socket permissions. A remote attacker could use this issue to access services on iOS devices, contrary to expectations.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 1.1.6+dfsg-3.1+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libimobiledevice packages.

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