ELA-594-1 xz-utils security update

arbitrary-file-write vulnerability

Related CVEs CVE-2022-1271

An arbitrary-file-write vulnerability was discovered in xz-utils, which provides XZ-format compression utilities.

For Debian 8 jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 5.1.1alpha+20120614-2+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your xz-utils packages.

Further information about Extended LTS security advisories can be found in the dedicated section of our website.