Ldns security update for Debian 7 LTS
Posted on: 11/21/2017 04:46 AM

Updated ldns packages has been released for Debian GNU/Linux 7 LTS

Ldns security update for Debian 7 LTS

Package : ldns
Version : 1.6.13-1+deb7u2
CVE ID : CVE-2017-1000231
Debian Bug : 882015

A security vulnerability has been discovered in ldns, a library and
collection of utilities for DNS programming.


The generic parser contained a double-free vulnerability which
resulted in an application crash with unspecified impacts and attack

For Debian 7 "Wheezy", these problems have been fixed in version

We recommend that you upgrade your ldns 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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