CVE-2015-0860

NameCVE-2015-0860
DescriptionOff-by-one error in the extracthalf function in dpkg-deb/extract.c in the dpkg-deb component in Debian dpkg 1.16.x before 1.16.17 and 1.17.x before 1.17.26 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via the archive magic version number in an "old-style" Debian binary package, which triggers a stack-based buffer overflow.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-3407-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
dpkg (PTS)wheezy1.16.18fixed
wheezy (security)1.16.17fixed
jessie1.17.27fixed
jessie (security)1.17.26fixed
buster, stretch1.18.24fixed
sid1.19.0.2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
dpkgsource(unstable)1.18.4high
dpkgsourcejessie1.17.26highDSA-3407-1
dpkgsourcesqueeze(not affected)
dpkgsourcewheezy1.16.17highDSA-3407-1

Notes

[squeeze] - dpkg <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)

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