Debian Security Advisory

DLA-697-1 bsdiff -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
03 Nov 2016
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2014-9862.
More information:

It was discovered that there was an arbitrary write vulnerability in bsdiff, a tool to patches between binary files.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, this issue has been fixed in bsdiff version 4.3-14+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your bsdiff packages.