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Debian: Security update for libsmi

Andres Lopez Luksenberg discovered a buffer overflow in the OID parser of libsmi, a library to access SMI MIB data. Updated packages are available from security.debian.org.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2145-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
January 16, 2011                       http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : libsmi
Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2010-2891

Andres Lopez Luksenberg discovered a buffer overflow in the OID parser
of libsmi, a library to access SMI MIB data.

For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.4.7+dfsg-0.2.

For the testing distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.4.8+dfsg2-3.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.4.8+dfsg2-3.

We recommend that you upgrade your libsmi 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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