ELA-964-1 glib2.0 security update
Package : glib2.0
Version : 2.42.1-1+deb8u6 (jessie), 2.50.3-2+deb9u5 (stretch)
Related CVEs :
Several security vulnerabilities were found in GLib, a general-purpose utility
library, used by projects such as GTK+, GIMP, and GNOME.
GVariant deserialization fails to validate that the input conforms to the
expected format, leading to denial of service.
GVariant deserialization is vulnerable to a slowdown issue where a crafted
GVariant can cause excessive processing, leading to denial of service.
GVariant deserialization is vulnerable to an exponential blowup issue where
a crafted GVariant can cause excessive processing, leading to denial of
A glib2.0 security update has been released for Debian GNU/Linux 8 and 9 Extended LTS to address several security vulnerabilities.