Debian Security Advisory

DLA-474-1 dosfstools -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
15 May 2016
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-8872, CVE-2016-4804.
More information:

It was discovered that there was an invalid memory and heap overflow vulnerability in dosfstools, a collection of utilities for making and checking MS-DOS FAT filesystems.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, this issue has been fixed in dosfstools version 3.0.13-1+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your dosfstools packages.