Debian: DSA-3756-1: icoutils security update

    Date08 Jan 2017
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Choongwoo Han discovered that a programming error in the wrestool tool of the icoutils suite allows denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed binary is parsed.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3756-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    January 09, 2017                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : icoutils
    CVE ID         : CVE-2017-5208
    
    Choongwoo Han discovered that a programming error in the wrestool tool
    of the icoutils suite allows denial of service or the execution of
    arbitrary code if a malformed binary is parsed.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.31.0-2+deb8u1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.31.0-4.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your icoutils 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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