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.
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ReferencesDSA-3407-1
NVD severityhigh

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
dpkg (PTS)stretch1.18.25fixed
buster1.19.7fixed
bookworm, bullseye1.20.9fixed
sid1.21.1fixed

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

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

Notes

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

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