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openSUSE-SU-2016:1461-1: moderate: Security update for dosfstools
openSUSE Security Update: Security update for dosfstools
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Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2016:1461-1
Rating: moderate
References: #912607 #980364 #980377
Cross-References: CVE-2015-8872 CVE-2016-4804
Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 42.1
openSUSE 13.2
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An update that solves two vulnerabilities and has one
errata is now available.

Description:


This update for dosfstools fixes the following issues:

- fixed buffer overflows based on insufficient size of variable for
storing FAT size (CVE-2016-4804, boo#980377)
* dosfstools-3.0.26-read-fat-overflow.patch
- fixed memory corruption when setting FAT12 entries (CVE-2015-8872,
boo#980364)
* dosfstools-3.0.26-off-by-2.patch

- Fix attempt to rename root dir in fsck due to uninitialized fields
[boo#912607]

- Drop gpg-offline build-time requirement; this is now handled by the
local source validator


Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE Leap 42.1:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2016-671=1

- openSUSE 13.2:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2016-671=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".


Package List:

- openSUSE Leap 42.1 (i586 x86_64):

dosfstools-3.0.26-6.1
dosfstools-debuginfo-3.0.26-6.1
dosfstools-debugsource-3.0.26-6.1

- openSUSE 13.2 (i586 x86_64):

dosfstools-3.0.26-3.8.1
dosfstools-debuginfo-3.0.26-3.8.1
dosfstools-debugsource-3.0.26-3.8.1


References:

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8872.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4804.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/912607
https://bugzilla.suse.com/980364
https://bugzilla.suse.com/980377


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