Debian: DSA-3111-1: cpio security update

    Date22 Dec 2014
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity 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.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                           Michael Gilbert
    December 22, 2014                      http://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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