Debian: DSA-3042-1: exuberant-ctags security update

    Date 04 Oct 2014
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Stefano Zacchiroli discovered a vulnerability in exuberant-ctags, a tool to build tag file indexes of source code definitions: Certain JavaScript files cause ctags to enter an infinite loop until it runs out of disk space, resulting in denial of service.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3042-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    October 04, 2014                       https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : exuberant-ctags
    CVE ID         : CVE-2014-7204
    
    Stefano Zacchiroli discovered a vulnerability in exuberant-ctags, a tool
    to build tag file indexes of source code definitions: Certain JavaScript
    files cause ctags to enter an infinite loop until it runs out of disk 
    space, resulting in denial of service.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1:5.9~svn20110310-4+deb7u1.
    
    For the testing distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1:5.9~svn20110310-8.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1:5.9~svn20110310-8.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your exuberant-ctags 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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