Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3484-1 xdelta3 -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 19 Feb 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 814067.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2014-9765.
- More information:
Stepan Golosunov discovered that xdelta3, a diff utility which works with binary files, is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability within the main_get_appheader function, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 3.0.0.dfsg-1+deb7u1.
For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 3.0.8-dfsg-1+deb8u1.
For the testing distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 3.0.8-dfsg-1.1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 3.0.8-dfsg-1.1.
We recommend that you upgrade your xdelta3 packages.