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Debian: Security update for ldns

David Wheeler discovered a buffer overflow in ldns’s code to parse RR records, which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code. Updated packages are available from security.debian.org.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2353-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
November 24, 2011                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : ldns
Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2011-3581 
Debian Bug     : 

David Wheeler discovered a buffer overflow in ldns's code to parse
RR records, which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.4.0-1+lenny2.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.6.6-2+squeeze1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.6.11-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your ldns packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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