Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1268-1 p7zip -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 02 Feb 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 888297.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-17969.
- More information:
The p7zip package has a heap-based buffer overflow in the NCompress::NShrink::CDecoder::CodeReal method in 7-Zip which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write) or potentially execute arbitrary code via a crafted ZIP archive.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 9.20.1~dfsg.1-4+deb7u3.
We recommend that you upgrade your p7zip packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS