Debian: DSA-3297-1: unattended-upgrades security update

    Date29 Jun 2015
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that unattended-upgrades, a script for automatic installation of security upgrades, did not properly authenticate downloaded packages when the force-confold or force-confnew dpkg options were enabled via the DPkg::Options::* apt configuration.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3297-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Alessandro Ghedini
    June 29, 2015                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : unattended-upgrades
    CVE ID         : CVE-2015-1330
    
    It was discovered that unattended-upgrades, a script for automatic
    installation of security upgrades, did not properly authenticate
    downloaded packages when the force-confold or force-confnew dpkg options
    were enabled via the DPkg::Options::* apt configuration.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed
    in version 0.79.5+wheezy2.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.83.3.2+deb8u1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem will be fixed shortly.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your unattended-upgrades 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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