Debian: DSA-4942-1: systemd security update

Debian: DSA-4942-1: systemd security update

Debian Security Advisory DSA-4942-1 [email protected] Salvatore Bonaccorso
July 20, 2021

The Qualys Research Labs discovered that an attacker-controlled
allocation using the alloca() function could result in memory
corruption, allowing to crash systemd and hence the entire operating

Details can be found in the Qualys advisory at

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in
version 241-7~deb10u8.

We recommend that you upgrade your systemd packages.

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

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