Debian Security Advisory

DSA-4009-1 shadowsocks-libev -- security update

Date Reported:
29 Oct 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-15924.
More information:

Niklas Abel discovered that insufficient input sanitising in the ss-manager component of shadowsocks-libev, a lightweight socks5 proxy, could result in arbitrary shell command execution.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 2.6.3+ds-3+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your shadowsocks-libev packages.