Debian LTS: DLA-2224-1: dosfstools security update

    Date 30 May 2020
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that there was both an invalid memory and heap overflow vulnerability in dosfstools, a collection of utilities for making and checking MS-DOS FAT filesystems.
    
    Package        : dosfstools
    Version        : 3.0.27-1+deb8u1
    CVE ID         : CVE-2015-8872 CVE-2016-4804
    
    
    It was discovered that there was both an invalid memory and heap overflow
    vulnerability in dosfstools, a collection of utilities for making and
    checking MS-DOS FAT filesystems.
    
    
    For Debian 8 "Jessie", these problems have been fixed in version
    3.0.27-1+deb8u1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your dosfstools packages.
    
    Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS
    
    

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