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
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
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
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/
Mailing list: [email protected]
Debian Security Advisory DSA-3484-1 [email protected]
https://www.debian.org/security/ Salvatore Bonaccorso
February 19, 2016 https://www.debian.org/security/faq