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A gsl security update has been released for Debian GNU/Linux 10 LTS to address a buffer overflow.

[SECURITY] [DLA 3576-1] gsl security update

Debian LTS Advisory DLA-3576-1 Markus Koschany
September 21, 2023

Package : gsl
Version : 2.5+dfsg-6+deb10u1
CVE ID : CVE-2020-35357

A buffer overflow can occur when calculating the quantile value using the
Statistics Library of GSL (GNU Scientific Library). Processing a
maliciously crafted input data for gsl_stats_quantile_from_sorted_data of
the library may lead to unexpected application termination or arbitrary
code execution.

For Debian 10 buster, this problem has been fixed in version

We recommend that you upgrade your gsl packages.

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

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