Debian: DSA-3352-1: screen security update

    Date04 Sep 2015
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    A vulnerability was found in screen causing a stack overflow which results in crashing the screen server process, resulting in denial of service.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3352-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                 Laszlo Boszormenyi (GCS)
    September 04, 2015                    https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : screen
    CVE ID         : CVE-2015-6806
    Debian Bug     : 797624
    
    A vulnerability was found in screen causing a stack overflow which
    results in crashing the screen server process, resulting in denial
    of service.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed
    in version 4.1.0~20120320gitdb59704-7+deb7u1.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 4.2.1-3+deb8u1.
    
    For the testing (stretch) and unstable (sid) distributions, this problem
    has been fixed in version 4.3.1-2.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your screen 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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