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Debian: DSA-3712-1: terminology security update

Date 13 Nov 2016
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Nicolas Braud-Santoni discovered that incorrect sanitising of character escape sequences in the Terminology terminal emulator may result in the execution of arbitrary commands.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3712-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
November 13, 2016                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : terminology
CVE ID         : CVE-2015-8971

Nicolas Braud-Santoni discovered that incorrect sanitising of character
escape sequences in the Terminology terminal emulator may result in the
execution of arbitrary commands.

For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.7.0-1+deb8u1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem will be fixed soon.

We recommend that you upgrade your terminology 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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