ESB-2019.1069 - [Debian] gpsd : Multiple vulnerabilities 2019-04-01

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                               ESB-2019.1069
                           gpsd security update
                               1 April 2019

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           gpsd
Publisher:         Debian
Operating System:  Debian GNU/Linux 8
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-17937  

Reference:         ESB-2019.0493.2

Original Bulletin: 
   https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/03/msg00040.html

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Package        : gpsd
Version        : 3.11-3+deb8u1
CVE ID         : CVE-2018-17937
Debian Bug     : 925327

A security vulnerability was discovered in gpsd, the Global Positioning
System daemon. A stack-based buffer overflow may allow remote attackers
to execute arbitrary code via traffic on port 2947/TCP or crafted JSON
inputs.

For Debian 8 "Jessie", this problem has been fixed in version
3.11-3+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your gpsd 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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