Debian: DSA-3483-1: cpio security update

    Date 19 Feb 2016
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Gustavo Grieco discovered an out-of-bounds write vulnerability in cpio, a tool for creating and extracting cpio archive files, leading to a denial of service (application crash).
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3483-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    February 19, 2016                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : cpio
    CVE ID         : CVE-2016-2037
    Debian Bug     : 812401
    
    Gustavo Grieco discovered an out-of-bounds write vulnerability in cpio,
    a tool for creating and extracting cpio archive files, leading to a
    denial of service (application crash).
    
    For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed
    in version 2.11+dfsg-0.1+deb7u2.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.11+dfsg-4.1+deb8u1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.11+dfsg-5.
    
    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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