dpkg 1.16.1.2ubuntu7.7 source package in Ubuntu

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dpkg (1.16.1.2ubuntu7.7) precise-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: multiple security issues
    - dpkg-deb/extract.c: Fix off-by-one write access on versionbuf
      variable.
    - dpkg-deb/extract.c: Fix off-by-one write access on ctrllenbuf
      variable. (CVE-2015-0860)
    - lib/dpkg/ar.c: Fix an off-by-one read access in ar member name
      variable.
    - Thanks to Guillem Jover and Hanno Böck for the patches!

 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden>  Thu, 26 Nov 2015 07:40:52 -0500

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Marc Deslauriers on 2015-11-26
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Original maintainer:
Ubuntu Developers
Architectures:
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Section:
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Urgency:
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Binary packages built by this source

dpkg: Debian package management system

 This package provides the low-level infrastructure for handling the
 installation and removal of Debian software packages.
 .
 For Debian package development tools, install dpkg-dev.

dpkg-dbgsym: debug symbols for package dpkg

 This package provides the low-level infrastructure for handling the
 installation and removal of Debian software packages.
 .
 For Debian package development tools, install dpkg-dev.

dpkg-dev: Debian package development tools

 This package provides the development tools (including dpkg-source)
 required to unpack, build and upload Debian source packages.
 .
 Most Debian source packages will require additional tools to build;
 for example, most packages need make and the C compiler gcc.

dselect: Debian package management front-end

 dselect is a high-level interface for managing the installation and
 removal of Debian software packages.
 .
 Many users find dselect intimidating and new users may prefer to use
 apt-based user interfaces.

dselect-dbgsym: debug symbols for package dselect

 dselect is a high-level interface for managing the installation and
 removal of Debian software packages.
 .
 Many users find dselect intimidating and new users may prefer to use
 apt-based user interfaces.

libdpkg-dev: Debian package management static library

 This package provides the header files and static library necessary to
 develop software using libdpkg, the same library used internally by dpkg.
 .
 Note though, that the API is to be considered volatile, and might change
 at any time, use at your own risk.

libdpkg-perl: Dpkg perl modules

 This package provides the perl modules used by the scripts
 in dpkg-dev. They cover a wide range of functionalities. Among them
 there are the following modules:
 .
  - Dpkg::Arch: manipulate Debian architecture information
  - Dpkg::BuildOptions: parse and manipulate DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS
  - Dpkg::Changelog: parse Debian changelogs
  - Dpkg::Checksums: generate and parse checksums
  - Dpkg::Compression::Process: wrapper around compression tools
  - Dpkg::Compression::FileHandle: transparently (de)compress files
  - Dpkg::Control: parse and manipulate Debian control information
    (.dsc, .changes, Packages/Sources entries, etc.)
  - Dpkg::Deps: parse and manipulate dependencies
  - Dpkg::ErrorHandling: common error functions
  - Dpkg::Index: collections of Dpkg::Control (Packages/Sources files for
    example)
  - Dpkg::IPC: spawn sub-processes and feed/retrieve data
  - Dpkg::Substvars: substitute variables in strings
  - Dpkg::Vendor: identify current distribution vendor
  - Dpkg::Version: parse and manipulate Debian package versions
 .
 All the packages listed in Suggests or Recommends are used by some of the
 modules.