Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1445-3 busybox -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 03 Aug 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- No other external database security references currently available.
- More information:
It was found that the security update of busybox announced as DLA-1445-1 to prevent the exploitation of CVE-2011-5325, a symlinking attack, was too strict in case of cpio archives. This update restores the old behavior.
For Debian 8
Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 1:1.22.0-9+deb8u4.
We recommend that you upgrade your busybox 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