Debian: DSA-2976-1: eglibc security update

    Date 10 Jul 2014
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Stephane Chazelas discovered that the GNU C library, glibc, processed ".." path segments in locale-related environment variables, possibly allowing attackers to circumvent intended restrictions, such as ForceCommand in OpenSSH, assuming that they can supply crafted locale
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2976-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                            Florian Weimer
    July 10, 2014                          https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : eglibc
    CVE ID         : CVE-2014-0475
    
    Stephane Chazelas discovered that the GNU C library, glibc, processed
    ".." path segments in locale-related environment variables, possibly
    allowing attackers to circumvent intended restrictions, such as
    ForceCommand in OpenSSH, assuming that they can supply crafted locale
    settings.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.13-38+deb7u3.
    
    This update also includes changes previously scheduled for the next
    wheezy point release as version 2.13-38+deb7u2.  See the Debian
    changelog for details.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your eglibc 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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