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    Debian: DSA-3355-1: libvdpau security update

    Date 10 Sep 2015
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Florian Weimer of Red Hat Product Security discovered that libvdpau, the VDPAU wrapper library, did not properly validate environment variables, allowing local attackers to gain additional privileges.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3355-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Alessandro Ghedini
    September 10, 2015                    https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : libvdpau
    CVE ID         : CVE-2015-5198 CVE-2015-5199 CVE-2015-5200
    Debian Bug     : 797895
    
    Florian Weimer of Red Hat Product Security discovered that libvdpau, the
    VDPAU wrapper library, did not properly validate environment variables,
    allowing local attackers to gain additional privileges.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed
    in version 0.4.1-7+deb7u1.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
    version 0.8-3+deb8u1.
    
    For the testing distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed
    in version 1.1.1-1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
    version 1.1.1-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your libvdpau 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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