Debian: DSA-2962-1: nspr security update

    Date17 Jun 2014
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Abhiskek Arya discovered an out of bounds write in the cvt_t() function of the NetScape Portable Runtime Library which could result in the execution of arbitrary code.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2962-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    June 17, 2014                          http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : nspr
    CVE ID         : CVE-2014-1545
    
    Abhiskek Arya discovered an out of bounds write in the cvt_t() function 
    of the NetScape Portable Runtime  Library which could result in the 
    execution of arbitrary code.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2:4.9.2-1+deb7u2.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2:4.10.6-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your nspr packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: http://www.debian.org/security/
    
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