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    Debian: DSA-4260-1: libmspack security update

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    Several vulnerabilities were discovered in libsmpack, a library used to handle Microsoft compression formats. A remote attacker could craft malicious CAB, CHM or KWAJ files and use these flaws to cause a denial of service via application crash, or potentially execute arbitrary code.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4260-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    August 02, 2018                       https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : libmspack
    CVE ID         : CVE-2018-14679 CVE-2018-14680 CVE-2018-14681 CVE-2018-14682
    Debian Bug     : 904799 904800 904801 904802
    
    Several vulnerabilities were discovered in libsmpack, a library used to
    handle Microsoft compression formats. A remote attacker could craft
    malicious CAB, CHM or KWAJ files and use these flaws to cause a denial
    of service via application crash, or potentially execute arbitrary code.
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in
    version 0.5-1+deb9u2.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your libmspack packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of libmspack please refer to its
    security tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/libmspack
    
    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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