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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
gdal security update
11 November 2019
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Debian GNU/Linux 8
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2019-17545
Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on
platforms other than Debian. It is recommended that administrators
running gdal check for an updated version of the software for their
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Package : gdal
Version : 1.10.1+dfsg-8+deb8u1
CVE ID : CVE-2019-17545
GDAL through 3.0.1 had a poolDestroy double free in OGRExpatRealloc
in ogr/ogr_expat.cpp when the 10MB threshold was exceeded.
For Debian 8 "Jessie", this problem has been fixed in version
We recommend that you upgrade your gdal 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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