Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2977-1 xz-utils -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
10 Apr 2022
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 1009167.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2022-1271.
More information:

An arbitrary-file-write vulnerability was discovered in xz-utils, which provides XZ-format compression utilities.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 5.2.2-1.2+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your xz-utils packages.

For the detailed security status of xz-utils please refer to its security tracker page at:

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