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Debian: DSA-3111-1: cpio security update

Date 22 Dec 2014
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Michal Zalewski discovered an out of bounds write issue in cpio, a tool for creating and extracting cpio archive files. In the process of fixing that issue, the cpio developers found and fixed additional range checking and null pointer dereference issues.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3111-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                           Michael Gilbert
December 22, 2014                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : cpio
CVE ID         : CVE-2014-9112
Debian Bug     : 772793

Michal Zalewski discovered an out of bounds write issue in cpio, a tool
for creating and extracting cpio archive files.  In the process of
fixing that issue, the cpio developers found and fixed additional
range checking and null pointer dereference issues.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.11+dfsg-0.1+deb7u1.

For the upcoming stable distribution (jessie), this problem will be
fixed soon.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.11+dfsg-4.

We recommend that you upgrade your cpio 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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