Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2576-1 trousers -- denial of service
- Date Reported:
- 23 Nov 2012
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 692649.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2012-0698.
- More information:
Andy Lutomirski discovered that tcsd (the TPM userspace daemon) was missing 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.