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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
28 May 2019
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Debian GNU/Linux 8
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction
Access Confidential Data -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2018-11130 CVE-2018-11129 CVE-2018-11099
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Package : vcftools
Version : 0.1.12+dfsg-1+deb8u1
CVE ID : CVE-2018-11099 CVE-2018-11129 CVE-2018-11130
Webin security lab - dbapp security Ltd found three issues in vcftools, a
collection of tools to work with VCF files. Different functions in
header.cpp are vulnerable to denial of services due to use-after-free
issues or information disclosure due to heap-based buffer over-read.
For Debian 8 "Jessie", these problems have been fixed in version
We recommend that you upgrade your vcftools 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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