libgcab-dev - Microsoft Cabinet file manipulation library - development files

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Main amd64
Package filename libgcab-dev_0.7-1_amd64.deb
Package name libgcab-dev
Package version 0.7
Package release 1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category libdevel
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 9.54 KB
Installed size 78.00 KB
libgcab provides functions to manipulate cabinet (.cab) files,
both for reading and writing their contents.
This package contains the development files.


Package Version Architecture Repository
libgcab-dev_0.7-1ubuntu0.1_i386.deb 0.7 i386 Ubuntu Updates Main
libgcab-dev_0.7-1ubuntu0.1_amd64.deb 0.7 amd64 Ubuntu Updates Main
libgcab-dev_0.7-1_i386.deb 0.7 i386 Ubuntu Main
libgcab-dev - - -


Name Value
libgcab-1.0-0 = 0.7-1


Type URL
Binary Package libgcab-dev_0.7-1_amd64.deb
Source Package gcab

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install libgcab-dev deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install libgcab-dev




2016-03-18 - Stephen Kitt <>
gcab (0.7-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* Add unique license names for all the permissive licenses.
* Migrate to dbgsym debug packages.
* Switch to https: VCS URIs (see #810378).
* Add the Ubuntu patch to avoid integer overflows in zalloc.
* Standards-Version 3.9.7, no change required.
* Enable all hardening options.
2015-03-20 - Stephen Kitt <>
gcab (0.6-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* Drop afl-fixes.patch, merged upstream.
2015-03-12 - Stephen Kitt <>
gcab (0.5-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* Drop patches fix-glib-linking, fix-gtkdoc-tests, cve-2015-0552.patch,
merged upstream.
* m4/intltool.m4 is no longer shipped, remove it from
2015-01-25 - Stephen Kitt <>
gcab (0.4-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Fix all the crashes detected by AFL. Thanks to Jakub Wilk for the
suggestion! Closes: #775941.
* Fix hyphens in the manpage.
2015-01-06 - Stephen Kitt <>
gcab (0.4-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Indicate that libgcab/gcab-enums.* is licensed using LGPL-2.0+, not
2.1+ like the rest of the project. Thanks to Thorsten Alteholz for
pointing out that this should be indicated explicitly!
* Prevent path traversals; contents of cabinet files are always
extracted below the extraction point and cannot escape it. Closes:
#774580. This is CVE-2015-0552.
2014-11-29 - Stephen Kitt <>
gcab (0.4-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release. Closes: #771253.

See Also

Package Description
libgcab-doc_0.7-1_all.deb Microsoft Cabinet file manipulation library - documentation
libgcc-5-dev-arm64-cross_5.3.1-14ubuntu2cross1_all.deb GCC support library (development files)
libgcc-5-dev-armhf-cross_5.3.1-14ubuntu2cross1_all.deb GCC support library (development files)
libgcc-5-dev-powerpc-cross_5.3.1-14ubuntu2cross1_all.deb GCC support library (development files)
libgcc-5-dev-ppc64el-cross_5.3.1-14ubuntu2cross1_all.deb GCC support library (development files)
libgcc-5-dev_5.3.1-14ubuntu2_amd64.deb GCC support library (development files)
libgcc1-arm64-cross_5.3.1-14ubuntu2cross1_all.deb GCC support library
libgcc1-armhf-cross_5.3.1-14ubuntu2cross1_all.deb GCC support library
libgcc1-powerpc-cross_5.3.1-14ubuntu2cross1_all.deb GCC support library
libgcc1-ppc64el-cross_5.3.1-14ubuntu2cross1_all.deb GCC support library
libgcc1_6.0.1-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb GCC support library
libgccjit-5-dev_5.3.1-14ubuntu2_amd64.deb GCC just-in-time compilation (development files)
libgccjit-5-doc_5.3.1-14ubuntu2_all.deb GCC just-in-time compilation (documentation)
libgccjit0_5.3.1-14ubuntu2_amd64.deb GCC just-in-time compilation (shared library)
libgcj-bc_5.3.1-1ubuntu1_amd64.deb Link time only library for use with gcj