DSA 1365-2: New id3lib3.8.3 packages fix denial of service
Posted on: 09/10/2007 12:30 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 1365-2 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
September 9th, 2007 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : id3lib3.8.3
Vulnerability : programming error
Problem-Type : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2007-4460
Debian Bug : 438540

Nikolaus Schulz discovered that a programming error in id3lib, an ID3 Tag
Library, may lead to denial of service through symlink attacks.

This update to DSA 1365-2 provides fixes packages for the stable
distribution (etch).

We recommend that you upgrade your id3lib3.8.3 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/i/id3lib3.8.3/id3lib3.8.3_3.8.3-6etch1.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 652 ada1a9d686cbfe925a34b2173227b47e
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/id3lib3.8.3/id3lib3.8.3_3.8.3-6etch1.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 135226 495cb5f4610853f02a740e9b7c1a71c5
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/id3lib3.8.3/id3lib3.8.3_3.8.3.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 950726 19f27ddd2dda4b2d26a559a4f0f402a7

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/id3lib3.8.3/libid3-3.8.3-dev_3.8.3-6etch1_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 341286 c074664c96375662596d490ce9e59e2f
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/id3lib3.8.3/libid3-3.8.3c2a_3.8.3-6etch1_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 187286 a6cb95da944dfe5e1a28cbf5136f3b6f

AMD64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/id3lib3.8.3/libid3-3.8.3-dev_3.8.3-6etch1_amd64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 283136 6fe99daa8aab3fd9549ab7d2db11aedc
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/id3lib3.8.3/libid3-3.8.3c2a_3.8.3-6etch1_amd64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 176214 e35c8545fe42ae16362144e23772735a

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/id3lib3.8.3/libid3-3.8.3-dev_3.8.3-6etch1_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 277156 4f1e8102266eb7fe3f42dd613274c02a
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/id3lib3.8.3/libid3-3.8.3c2a_3.8.3-6etch1_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 179072 fa3c352ad012326b3753fa1b7b189eaf

HP Precision architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/id3lib3.8.3/libid3-3.8.3-dev_3.8.3-6etch1_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 305654 f9d69c8cdb5585e5b1dc3a9742b5edce
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/id3lib3.8.3/libid3-3.8.3c2a_3.8.3-6etch1_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 196342 fa9087816b58d9ed207e25401906c64a

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/id3lib3.8.3/libid3-3.8.3-dev_3.8.3-6etch1_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 263064 6b7e0823707843fa76158a0e1ba7f42f
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/id3lib3.8.3/libid3-3.8.3c2a_3.8.3-6etch1_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 176662 05ca5942a44486b658a44e4bee16154d

Intel IA-64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/id3lib3.8.3/libid3-3.8.3-dev_3.8.3-6etch1_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 351960 6fd56a95a8aa66fa890a99a3264a7cbd
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/id3lib3.8.3/libid3-3.8.3c2a_3.8.3-6etch1_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 202690 e1c25a15ff7a480cafd1ac5d95ea0083

Big endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/id3lib3.8.3/libid3-3.8.3-dev_3.8.3-6etch1_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 285984 576083197b0d3778f9963ff697f0dd6f
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/id3lib3.8.3/libid3-3.8.3c2a_3.8.3-6etch1_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 173660 221f900fe4f7bb66fc1cfdae380844c5

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/id3lib3.8.3/libid3-3.8.3-dev_3.8.3-6etch1_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 283208 8d6f0c3417ba62980ff80c5084ba0cad
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/id3lib3.8.3/libid3-3.8.3c2a_3.8.3-6etch1_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 176614 89b9c136ae81ebd9918420d7d6915c28

IBM S/390 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/id3lib3.8.3/libid3-3.8.3-dev_3.8.3-6etch1_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 269674 d8dd6f6d7d76a46063c0723f974198da
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/id3lib3.8.3/libid3-3.8.3c2a_3.8.3-6etch1_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 177402 028a696232d95ddf67ae6acb7a3aac9c

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/id3lib3.8.3/libid3-3.8.3-dev_3.8.3-6etch1_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 251852 2356b2546559f20403987530357a68fc
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/id3lib3.8.3/libid3-3.8.3c2a_3.8.3-6etch1_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 176600 80690cceeeb56b25d0cd30381ee28ad4

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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