Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2850-1 libpcap -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 26 Dec 2021
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 941697.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-15165.
- More information:
Improper PHB header length validation was fixed in libpcap, a library for capturing network traffic.
For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 1.8.1-3+deb9u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your libpcap packages.
For the detailed security status of libpcap please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/libpcap
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