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    Debian: DSA-2576-1: trousers security update

    Date 23 Nov 2012
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Andy Lutomirski discovered that tcsd (the TPM userspace daemon) was missing a of input validation. Using carefully crafted input, it can lead to a denial of service by making the daemon crash with a segmentation fault.
    
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2576-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                         Yves-Alexis Perez
    November 23, 2012                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : trousers
    Vulnerability  : denial of service
    Problem type   : local
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2012-0698
    Debian Bug     : 692649
    
    Andy Lutomirski discovered that tcsd (the TPM userspace daemon) was missing a
    of input validation. Using carefully crafted input, it can lead to a denial of
    service by making the daemon crash with a segmentation fault.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.3.5-2+squeeze1.
    
    For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.3.9-1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.3.9-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your trousers 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/
    
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