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“libgc” 1:6.8-1.1ubuntu0.1 source package in Ubuntu

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libgc (1:6.8-1.1ubuntu0.1) hardy-security; urgency=low

  * SECURITY UPDATE: multiple integer overflows
    - debian/patches/CVE-2012-2673.patch: check for integer overflow in
      internal malloc and calloc routines.
    - CVE-2012-2673
 -- Steve Beattie <email address hidden>   Wed, 01 Aug 2012 23:39:09 -0700

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Uploaded by:
Steve Beattie on 2012-08-02
Uploaded to:
Hardy
Original maintainer:
Ubuntu Developers
Component:
main
Architectures:
any
Section:
libs
Urgency:
Low Urgency

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Series Pocket Published Component Section
Hardy updates on 2012-08-28 main devel
Hardy security on 2012-08-28 main devel

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libgc_6.8.orig.tar.gz 739.1 KiB 418d38bd9c66398386a372ec0435250e
libgc_6.8-1.1ubuntu0.1.diff.gz 317.3 KiB b65758829f407d9d5f629a9be8e1433b
libgc_6.8-1.1ubuntu0.1.dsc 1.3 KiB 31953336ae021e9a5efc337f179faad8

Binary packages built by this source

libgc-dev: conservative garbage collector for C (development)

 Boehm's GC is a garbage collecting storage allocator that is
 intended to be used as a plug-in replacement for C's malloc.
 This package is required to compile and link programs that use
 libgc1.
 .
 Since the collector does not require pointers to be tagged, it does
 not attempt to ensure that all inaccessible storage is reclaimed.
 However it has typically been more successful at reclaiming unused
 memory than most C programs using explicit deallocation. Unlike
 manually introduced leaks, the amount of unreclaimed memory typically
 stays bounded.
 .
 This version of the collector is thread safe, has C++ support, and uses the
 defaults for everything else. Particularly, it does not work as a malloc()
 replacement.

libgc1c2: conservative garbage collector for C and C++

 Boehm's GC is a garbage collecting storage allocator that is
 intended to be used as a plug-in replacement for C's malloc.