DSA 1262-1: New gnomemeeting packages fix arbitrary code execution
Posted on: 03/04/2007 07:05 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 1262-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
March 4th, 2007 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : gnomemeeting
Vulnerability : format string
Problem-Type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2007-1007

"Mu Security" discovered that a format string vulnerability in
the VoIP solution GnomeMeeting allows the execution of arbitrary code.

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.2.1-1sarge1.

For the upcoming stable distribution (etch) this problem has been
fixed in version 2.0.3-2.1 of the ekiga package.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.0.3-2.1 of the ekiga package.

We recommend that you upgrade your gnomemeeting 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 GNU/Linux 3.1 alias sarge
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Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnomemeeting/gnomemeeting_1.2.1-1sarge1.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 1746 e82643f764d6b43c521cca39a387e8f8
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnomemeeting/gnomemeeting_1.2.1-1sarge1.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 22888 194f7471c22e1c81d5ab4325603e0cd1
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnomemeeting/gnomemeeting_1.2.1.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 5525398 93829f3eee783f32eaefebc9e717fb89

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnomemeeting/gnomemeeting_1.2.1-1sarge1_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 3146922 f500df544b335593a2bb9431cbd21592

AMD64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnomemeeting/gnomemeeting_1.2.1-1sarge1_amd64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 3119044 672fbec91d13256a46a8803486a03346

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnomemeeting/gnomemeeting_1.2.1-1sarge1_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 3089174 45beb5e78751eddbb13bd812b464cfb2

HP Precision architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnomemeeting/gnomemeeting_1.2.1-1sarge1_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 3119086 7f92e053556ba684c120aa83c7a7c114

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnomemeeting/gnomemeeting_1.2.1-1sarge1_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 3105396 4883efb8f1da3aa1641e249f50030f10

Intel IA-64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnomemeeting/gnomemeeting_1.2.1-1sarge1_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 3192488 393b4321afb3e4077a3958d686fa02a1

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnomemeeting/gnomemeeting_1.2.1-1sarge1_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 3080404 d9663a63d7077b2a0cd81722a44e53d0

Big endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnomemeeting/gnomemeeting_1.2.1-1sarge1_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 3131084 2c7367aabe62f5f9169fc81ea217c448

Little endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnomemeeting/gnomemeeting_1.2.1-1sarge1_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 3123832 ca06f5a2993f0b1ded5834ed1077e969

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnomemeeting/gnomemeeting_1.2.1-1sarge1_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 3103054 22b5b85dd549856800375f06cfc0dfa6

IBM S/390 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnomemeeting/gnomemeeting_1.2.1-1sarge1_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 3110952 bcf48d4d889661c1659c1afcbeaa2d24

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnomemeeting/gnomemeeting_1.2.1-1sarge1_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 3093420 1d6df4cf0981cf802be3d9b06075ec41


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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