Golang/Dnsmasq Updates for Debian 7 LTS
Posted on: 10/06/2017 03:52 PM

The following two security updates has been released for Debian GNU/Linux 7 LTS:

DLA 1123-1: golang security update
DLA 1124-1: dnsmasq security update

DLA 1123-1: golang security update



Package : golang
Version : 2:1.0.2-1.1+deb7u1
CVE ID : CVE-2017-1000098

It was discovered that there was an issue in the Go programming language
library where an attacker could generate a MIME request such that the
server ran out of file descriptors.

For Debian 7 "Wheezy", this issue has been fixed in golang version
2:1.0.2-1.1+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your golang packages.





DLA 1124-1: dnsmasq security update
Package : dnsmasq
Version : 2.62-3+deb7u4
CVE ID : CVE-2017-14491 CVE-2017-14492 CVE-2017-14494

Felix Wilhelm, Fermin J. Serna, Gabriel Campana, Kevin Hamacher, Ron
Bowes and Gynvael Coldwind of the Google Security Team discovered
several vulnerabilities in dnsmasq, a small caching DNS proxy and
DHCP/TFTP server, which may result in denial of service, information
leak or the execution of arbitrary code.

For Debian 7 "Wheezy", these problems have been fixed in version
2.62-3+deb7u4.

We recommend that you upgrade your dnsmasq packages.

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





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