Debian Security Advisory

DSA-4138-1 mbedtls -- security update

Date Reported:
15 Mar 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 890287, Bug 890288.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-18187, CVE-2018-0487, CVE-2018-0488.
More information:

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in mbed TLS, a lightweight crypto and SSL/TLS library, that allowed a remote attacker to either cause a denial-of-service by application crash, or execute arbitrary code.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 2.4.2-1+deb9u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your mbedtls packages.

For the detailed security status of mbedtls please refer to its security tracker page at: