Debian Security Advisory

DSA-4393-1 systemd -- security update

Date Reported:
18 Feb 2019
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-6454.
More information:

Chris Coulson discovered a flaw in systemd leading to denial of service. An unprivileged user could take advantage of this issue to crash PID1 by sending a specially crafted D-Bus message on the system bus.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 232-25+deb9u9.

We recommend that you upgrade your systemd packages.

For the detailed security status of systemd please refer to its security tracker page at: