Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1445-2 busybox -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
02 Aug 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
No other external database security references currently available.
More information:

The security update of busybox announced as DLA-1445-1 introduced a regression due to an incomplete fix for CVE-2015-9261. It was no longer possible to decompress gzip archives which exceeded a certain file size.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 1:1.22.0-9+deb8u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your busybox packages.

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