[SECURITY] [DSA 3483-1] cpio security update

2016-02-19T08:46:13
ID DEBIAN:DSA-3483-1:64B92
Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2016-02-19T08:46:13

Description


Debian Security Advisory DSA-3483-1 security@debian.org https://www.debian.org/security/ Salvatore Bonaccorso February 19, 2016 https://www.debian.org/security/faq


Package : cpio CVE ID : CVE-2016-2037 Debian Bug : 812401

Gustavo Grieco discovered an out-of-bounds write vulnerability in cpio, a tool for creating and extracting cpio archive files, leading to a denial of service (application crash).

For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 2.11+dfsg-0.1+deb7u2.

For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 2.11+dfsg-4.1+deb8u1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2.11+dfsg-5.

We recommend that you upgrade your cpio packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org