USN-2084-1: devscripts vulnerability
21 January 2014
devscripts could be made to run programs if it opened a specially crafted file.
- devscripts - scripts to make the life of a Debian Package maintainer easier
It was discovered that the uscan tool incorrectly repacked archive files.
If a user or automated system were tricked into processing specially
crafted files, a remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.