Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3988-1 libidn2-0 -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 30 Sep 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 873902.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-14062.
- More information:
An integer overflow vulnerability was discovered in decode_digit() in libidn2-0, the GNU library for Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs), allowing a remote attacker to cause a denial of service against an application using the library (application crash).
For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 0.10-2+deb8u1.
For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 0.16-1+deb9u1.
For the testing distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 2.0.2-4.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2.0.2-4.
We recommend that you upgrade your libidn2-0 packages.