DSA 2576-1: trousers security update
Posted on: 11/23/2012 09:19 AM

A trousers security update has been released for Debian GNU/Linux

DSA 2576-1: trousers security update


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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2576-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Yves-Alexis Perez
November 23, 2012 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : trousers
Vulnerability : denial of service
Problem type : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2012-0698
Debian Bug : 692649

Andy Lutomirski discovered that tcsd (the TPM userspace daemon) was missing a
of input validation. Using carefully crafted input, it can lead to a denial of
service by making the daemon crash with a segmentation fault.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.3.5-2+squeeze1.

For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.3.9-1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.3.9-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your trousers packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/



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