DSA 1319-1: New maradns packages fix denial of service
Posted on: 06/23/2007 11:00 AM

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

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1319-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
June 23rd, 2007 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : maradns
Vulnerability : memory leaks
Problem-Type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2007-3114 CVE-2007-3115 CVE-2007-3116

Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in MaraDNS, a simple
security-aware Domain Name Service server. The Common Vulnerabilities and
Exposures project identifies the following problems:

CVE-2007-3114

It was discovered that malformed DNS requests can trigger memory
leaks, allowing denial of service.

CVE-2007-3115

It was discovered that malformed DNS requests can trigger memory
leaks, allowing denial of service.

CVE-2007-3116

It was discovered that malformed DNS requests can trigger memory
leaks, allowing denial of service.

The oldstable distribution (sarge) is not affected by these problems.

For the stable distribution (etch) these problems have been fixed
in version 1.2.12.04-1etch1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 1.2.12.06-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your maradns packages.


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 4.0 alias etch
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Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.2.12.04-1etch1.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 503 fedaf5cd91fb31157703e4be4e9cdf9b
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.2.12.04-1etch1.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 1323205 1e9d801ed117892160011b3e4ce079a5

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.2.12.04-1etch1_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 550830 ea1a65dbf070a010459fb20cfd5ec2d9

AMD64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.2.12.04-1etch1_amd64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 500726 174bd3dc187bc3dc42204ac39ebb712c

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.2.12.04-1etch1_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 476514 aaec23eccc02e47ccf116e83ed124812

HP Precision architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.2.12.04-1etch1_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 522804 92ecf17008e23cbd25dddd9b60809585

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.2.12.04-1etch1_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 471380 3d043e426e827de1aa4dbfd1b31067ad

Intel IA-64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.2.12.04-1etch1_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 661602 a37fee1f631c57eb6b2dee34304e78b3

Big endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.2.12.04-1etch1_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 528210 bc0fd0dfdbe3874744926c9639abcd73

Little endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.2.12.04-1etch1_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 529462 7873452d29da60ea893d122948428765

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.2.12.04-1etch1_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 487376 b8e20a8276fdadef4a8e21a0547e23e8

IBM S/390 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.2.12.04-1etch1_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 499358 a6bae8e178c673ea148e649f15e3c2e0

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.2.12.04-1etch1_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 462904 da20b0ae8b512b047e7680c181f7c135


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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