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Package "grub2-common"

Name: grub2-common

Description:

GRand Unified Bootloader (common files for version 2)

Latest version: 1.99-21ubuntu3.19
Release: precise (12.04)
Level: security
Repository: main
Head package: grub2
Homepage: http://www.gnu.org/software/grub/

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Other versions of "grub2-common" in Precise

Repository Area Version
base main 1.99-21ubuntu3
updates main 1.99-21ubuntu3.20
PPA: Mint upstream 2.02~beta2-36ubuntu3.9+linuxmint1
PPA: Mint upstream 2.02~beta2-36ubuntu3.14+linuxmint1

Changelog

Version: 1.99-21ubuntu3.19 2015-12-15 20:06:41 UTC

  grub2 (1.99-21ubuntu3.19) precise-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: password bypass via backspace key buffer overflow
    - debian/patches/CVE-2015-8370.patch: check length before accepting a
      backspace character in grub-core/lib/crypto.c,
      grub-core/normal/auth.c.
    - CVE-2015-8370

 -- Marc Deslauriers Tue, 15 Dec 2015 09:14:45 -0500

CVE-2015-8370 buffer overflow when checking password entered during bootup



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