Debian: DSA-3606-1: libpdfbox security update

    Date24 Jun 2016
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that pdfbox, a PDF library for Java, was susceptible to XML External Entity attacks. For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3606-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    June 24, 2016                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : libpdfbox-java
    CVE ID         : CVE-2016-2175
    
    It was discovered that pdfbox, a PDF library for Java, was susceptible
    to XML External Entity attacks.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1:1.8.7+dfsg-1+deb8u1.
    
    For the testing distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed
    in version 1:1.8.12-1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1:1.8.12-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your libpdfbox-java 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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