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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
netmask security update
7 February 2019
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Debian GNU/Linux 8
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Existing Account
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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
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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