Debian Security Advisory

DLA-3022-1 dpkg -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
25 May 2022
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2022-1664.
More information:

Max Justicz reported a directory traversal vulnerability in Dpkg::Source::Archive in dpkg, the Debian package management system. This affects extracting untrusted source packages in the v2 and v3 source package formats that include a debian.tar.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 1.18.26.

We recommend that you upgrade your dpkg packages.

For the detailed security status of dpkg please refer to its security tracker page at:

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