Debian: DSA-3562-1: tardiff security update

    Date01 May 2016
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several vulnerabilities were discovered in tardiff, a tarball comparison tool. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3562-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    May 01, 2016                          https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : tardiff
    CVE ID         : CVE-2015-0857 CVE-2015-0858
    
    Several vulnerabilities were discovered in tardiff, a tarball comparison
    tool. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the
    following problems:
    
    CVE-2015-0857
    
        Rainer Mueller and Florian Weimer discovered that tardiff is prone
        to shell command injections via shell meta-characters in filenames
        in tar files or via shell meta-characters in the tar filename
        itself.
    
    CVE-2015-0858
    
        Florian Weimer discovered that tardiff uses predictable temporary
        directories for unpacking tarballs. A malicious user can use this
        flaw to overwrite files with permissions of the user running the
        tardiff command line tool.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
    version 0.1-2+deb8u2.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
    version 0.1-5 and partially in earlier versions.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your tardiff 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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