Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1555-1 libmspack -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
26 Oct 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-18584, CVE-2018-18585.
More information:
  • CVE-2018-18584

    Fixing the size of the CAB block input buffer, which is too small for the maximal Quantum block, prevents an out-of-bounds write.

  • CVE-2018-18585

    Blank filenames (having length zero or their 1st or 2nd byte is null) should be rejected.

For Debian 8 Jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 0.5-1+deb8u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your libmspack packages.

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