DSA-1230-1: new l2tpns packages fix buffer overflow
Posted on: 12/08/2006 05:35 PM

The Debian Security Team published a new security update for Debian GNU/Linux. Here the announcement:

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-1230-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Steve Kemp
December 08, 2006
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Package : l2tpns (2.0.14-1sarge1)
Vulnerability : buffer overflow
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s) : CVE-2006-5873
Debian Bug : 401742


Rhys Kidd discovered a vulnerability in l2tpns, a layer 2 tunnelling
protocol network server, which could be triggered by a remote user to
execute arbitary code.

For the stable distribution (sarge), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.0.14-1sarge1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.1.21-1

We recommend that you upgrade your l2tpns package.

Upgrade instructions
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wget url
will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.

Debian 3.1 (stable)
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Stable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, hppa, i386, ia64, m68k, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.

Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/l2tpns/l2tpns_2.0.14.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 149672 462bca675b5e27f40f5e5f92918911cb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/l2tpns/l2tpns_2.0.14-1sarge1.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 2760 21dd07043e996a6deb282ad9318ff523
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/l2tpns/l2tpns_2.0.14-1sarge1.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 585 16faad913601881770b688f2fc8e8357

alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/l2tpns/l2tpns_2.0.14-1sarge1_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 195906 4d8481e9bf411cd71b3439fba8c65f4d

amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/l2tpns/l2tpns_2.0.14-1sarge1_amd64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 152440 164d2205b4cd8fc99bc4763fb7ac9b38

arm architecture (ARM)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/l2tpns/l2tpns_2.0.14-1sarge1_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 151706 317794e1cbd89bf03a5276a5e0e6e946

hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/l2tpns/l2tpns_2.0.14-1sarge1_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 169062 80e4b651500315e6cfeae09cbd990cca

i386 architecture (Intel ia32)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/l2tpns/l2tpns_2.0.14-1sarge1_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 144584 4a447fcc5dae3781f84f21bc8a262937

ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/l2tpns/l2tpns_2.0.14-1sarge1_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 227898 e14fc8e036271566d4a9178e10650ad3

m68k architecture (Motorola Mc680x0)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/l2tpns/l2tpns_2.0.14-1sarge1_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 128076 e30c757e00a9914890caeab4da5e364d

mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/l2tpns/l2tpns_2.0.14-1sarge1_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 165256 c5eadfb746ff587e557241fcea756011

mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/l2tpns/l2tpns_2.0.14-1sarge1_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 168406 b11641d83e799878de35512edb09dbfa

powerpc architecture (PowerPC)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/l2tpns/l2tpns_2.0.14-1sarge1_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 168706 9b4038dbfaa5fe14ac7df25857cc0e7f

s390 architecture (IBM S/390)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/l2tpns/l2tpns_2.0.14-1sarge1_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 155020 d4a196ecf8b13ae8d0830e45571cc29d

sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/l2tpns/l2tpns_2.0.14-1sarge1_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 160188 ab36083d96a6d5ca028d93032eccdec0


These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
its next update.

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For apt-get: deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
Package info: `apt-cache show lt;pkggt;' and http://packages.debian.org/lt;pkggt;
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