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    Debian: DSA-3946-1: libmspack security update

    Date 18 Aug 2017
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    It was discovered that libsmpack, a library used to handle Microsoft compression formats, did not properly validate its input. A remote attacker could craft malicious CAB or CHM files and use this flaw to cause a denial of service via application crash, or potentially
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3946-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Sebastien Delafond
    August 18, 2017                       https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : libmspack
    CVE ID         : CVE-2017-6419 CVE-2017-11423
    Debian Bug     : 868956 871263
    
    It was discovered that libsmpack, a library used to handle Microsoft
    compression formats, did not properly validate its input. A remote
    attacker could craft malicious CAB or CHM files and use this flaw to
    cause a denial of service via application crash, or potentially
    execute arbitrary code.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed
    in version 0.5-1+deb8u1.
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in
    version 0.5-1+deb9u1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your libmspack 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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