Debian: DSA-3484-1: xdelta3 security update

    Date19 Feb 2016
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Stepan Golosunov discovered that xdelta3, a diff utility which works with binary files, is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability within the main_get_appheader function, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3484-1                   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        : xdelta3
    CVE ID         : CVE-2014-9765
    Debian Bug     : 814067
    
    Stepan Golosunov discovered that xdelta3, a diff utility which works
    with binary files, is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability within
    the main_get_appheader function, which may lead to the execution of
    arbitrary code.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed
    in version 3.0.0.dfsg-1+deb7u1.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 3.0.8-dfsg-1+deb8u1.
    
    For the testing distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed
    in version 3.0.8-dfsg-1.1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 3.0.8-dfsg-1.1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your xdelta3 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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