Debian Security Advisory DSA-3946-1 firstname.lastname@example.org https://www.debian.org/security/ Sebastien Delafond August 18, 2017 https://www.debian.org/security/faq
Package : libmspack CVE ID : CVE-2017-6419 CVE-2017-11423 Debian Bug : 868956 871263
It was discovered that libsmpack, a library used to handle Microsoft compression formats, did not properly validate its input. A remote attacker could craft malicious CAB or CHM files and use this flaw to cause a denial of service via application crash, or potentially execute arbitrary code.
For the oldstable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 0.5-1+deb8u1.
For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 0.5-1+deb9u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your libmspack packages.
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