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Ubuntu: USN-2820-1 (CVE-2015-0860): dpkg vulnerability

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Ubuntu: USN-2820-1 (CVE-2015-0860): dpkg vulnerability

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/26/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/03/2015
Modified
09/19/2017

Description

Off-by-one error in the extracthalf function in dpkg-deb/extract.c in the dpkg-deb component in Debian dpkg 1.16.x before 1.16.17 and 1.17.x before 1.17.26 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via the archive magic version number in an "old-style" Debian binary package, which triggers a stack-based buffer overflow.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-dpkg

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