ESB-2019.0370 - [Debian] netmask: Denial of service - Existing account 2019-02-07

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                               ESB-2019.0370
                          netmask security update
                              7 February 2019

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           netmask
Publisher:         Debian
Operating System:  Debian GNU/Linux 8
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade

Original Bulletin: 
   https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/DLA-1665-1

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Package        : netmask
Version        : 2.3.12+deb8u1
Debian Bug     : 921565

A buffer overflow was found in netmask which would crash when called
with arbitrarily long inputs.

For Debian 8 "Jessie", this problem has been fixed in version
2.3.12+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your netmask 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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