ELA-173-1 libpcap security update

improper input validation

2019-10-10
Packagelibpcap
Version1.3.0-1+deb7u1
Related CVE CVE-2019-15165

libpcap, a system interface for user-level packet capture, does not properly validate the PHB header length in .pcapng files before allocating memory.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1.3.0-1+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libpcap packages.

Further information about Extended LTS security advisories can be found at: https://deb.freexian.com/extended-lts/