Dpkg/libmms/super Security Updates for Debian
Posted on: 04/29/2014 07:20 AM

The following security updates has been released for Debian:

[DSA 2915-1] dpkg security update
[DSA 2916-1] libmms security update
[DSA 2917-1] super security update

[DSA 2915-1] dpkg security update
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2915-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Raphael Geissert
April 28, 2014 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : dpkg
CVE ID : CVE-2014-0471

Jakub Wilk discovered that dpkg did not correctly parse C-style
filename quoting, allowing for paths to be traversed when unpacking a
source package - leading to the creation of files outside the directory
of the source being unpacked.

The update to the stable distribution (wheezy) incorporates
non-security changes that were targeted for the point release 7.5.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.15.9.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.16.13.

For the testing distribution (jessie), this problem will be fixed soon.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem will be fixed in
version 1.17.8.

We recommend that you upgrade your dpkg 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/


[DSA 2916-1] libmms security update
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2916-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
April 28, 2014 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : libmms
CVE ID : CVE-2014-2892

Alex Chapman discovered that a buffer overflow in processing "MMS over
HTTP" messages could result in the execution of arbitrary code.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.6-1+squeeze2.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.6.2-3+deb7u1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.6.2-4.

We recommend that you upgrade your libmms 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/


[DSA 2917-1] super security update
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2917-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Florian Weimer
April 28, 2014 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : super
CVE ID : CVE-2014-0470

John Lightsey of the Debian Security Audit project discovered that the
super package did not check for setuid failures, allowing local users
to increase the privileges on kernel versions which do not guard
against RLIMIT_NPROC attacks.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.30.0-3+squeeze2.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.30.0-6+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your super 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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