Knot/Evince Updates for Debian
Posted on: 07/15/2017 08:33 AM

Updated knot and evince packages has been released for Debian GNU/Linux 8 and 9:

[DSA 3910-1] knot security update
[DSA 3911-1] evince security update

[DSA 3910-1] knot security update
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3910-1 security@debian.org
https://www.debian.org/security/ Yves-Alexis Perez
July 14, 2017 https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : knot
CVE ID : CVE-2017-11104
Debian Bug : 865678

Clément Berthaux from Synaktiv discovered a signature forgery vulnerability in
knot, an authoritative-only DNS server. This vulnerability allows an attacker
to bypass TSIG authentication by sending crafted DNS packets to a server.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed
in version 1.6.0-1+deb8u1.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.4.0-3+deb9u1.

For the testing (buster) and unstable (sid), this problem will be fixed
in a later update.

We recommend that you upgrade your knot 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/


[DSA 3911-1] evince security update
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3911-1 security@debian.org
https://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
July 14, 2017 https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : evince
CVE ID : CVE-2017-1000083

Felix Wilhelm discovered that the Evince document viewer made insecure
use of tar when opening tar comic book archives (CBT). Opening a
malicious CBT archive could result in the execution of arbitrary code.
This update disables the CBT format entirely

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed
in version 3.14.1-2+deb8u2.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.22.1-3+deb9u1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.22.1-4.

We recommend that you upgrade your evince 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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