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Debian: Security update for TPM

Andy Lutomirski discovered that tcsd (the TPM userspace daemon) was missing a of input validation. Using carefully crafted input, it can lead to a denial of service by making the daemon crash with a segmentation fault.

Updated packages are available from security.debian.org.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2576-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                         Yves-Alexis Perez
November 23, 2012                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : trousers
Vulnerability  : denial of service
Problem type   : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2012-0698
Debian Bug     : 692649

Andy Lutomirski discovered that tcsd (the TPM userspace daemon) was missing a
of input validation. Using carefully crafted input, it can lead to a denial of
service by making the daemon crash with a segmentation fault.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.3.5-2+squeeze1.

For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.3.9-1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.3.9-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your trousers packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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