DSA 1445-1: New maradns packages fix denial of service
Posted on: 01/03/2008 11:30 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-1445-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
January 03, 2008 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : maradns
Vulnerability : programming error
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s) : CVE-2008-0061

Michael Krieger and Sam Trenholme discovered a programming error in
MaraDNS, a simple security-aware Domain Name Service server, which
might to denial of service through malformed DNS packets.

For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.2.12.04-1etch2.

For the old stable distribution (sarge), this problem has been fixed
in version 1.0.27-2.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.2.12.08-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your maradns 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 (oldstable)
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Oldstable 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/m/maradns/maradns_1.0.27-2.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 568 b211f2c8bb6f589b68e470dd3cbb7bf7
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.0.27.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 706012 5fd4a3e8024a0a7561f09e3ff3955cf2
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.0.27-2.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 13750 5eec451105342d404680363cc55304d4

alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.0.27-2_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 334558 e9504463d1aeb92f2a9850f06731d37d

amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.0.27-2_amd64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 293844 0ae412e1fc143990be4c10c7c3ef27db

arm architecture (ARM)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.0.27-2_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 279548 f73c92834aa322530dd7ac8a5b7987b8

hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.0.27-2_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 301566 7cd905a3e7c890b691e60acf8a4ad179

i386 architecture (Intel ia32)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.0.27-2_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 280286 fc8b498709e17b015e6f5d2daa7044ec

ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.0.27-2_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 359728 adac044edb5a2062fd7e23f765c2b426

m68k architecture (Motorola Mc680x0)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.0.27-2_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 263496 6b0aca240a56ecd34b41136a07d99723

mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.0.27-2_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 304440 72a10d56ada559dac2ef3d7d8ef5ba37

mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.0.27-2_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 304524 7c7d31805416f4151e65c554e40bd5d5

powerpc architecture (PowerPC)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.0.27-2_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 290008 6be1203722742a5f04543e0b414b5fa1

s390 architecture (IBM S/390)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.0.27-2_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 288736 6d1f00a6dfffef9b48786b5d1f2dda86

sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.0.27-2_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 277652 3aed2b89373691601c8e6daa88ea2758

Debian 4.0 (stable)
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Stable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.

Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.2.12.04-1etch2.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 1323244 032465dca4842731ab78edb065d0caed
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.2.12.04-1etch2.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 503 024c6dfc89a28dd7113b10eadad124fa

alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.2.12.04-1etch2_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 550836 6fcf2d7f2652c098688d35e40a901b49

amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.2.12.04-1etch2_amd64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 500544 2ca8d84ecc72ace553ab24b99ebb90e9

arm architecture (ARM)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.2.12.04-1etch2_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 477186 2b6ba5db9a98ffdc38352d0a1b3cff84

hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.2.12.04-1etch2_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 522826 f6a32d023392e55de5358fb6b98643e4

i386 architecture (Intel ia32)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.2.12.04-1etch2_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 471410 7083cec7888c69efee3440ce59417dd8

ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.2.12.04-1etch2_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 661664 be8d5c96b8400c17e7624bf754fdd5b4

mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.2.12.04-1etch2_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 528270 8eab540505b58fdb2c2f3dc72d284a14

mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.2.12.04-1etch2_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 529546 b72a7386b2ede6c4cfeb083ae43e5a4e

powerpc architecture (PowerPC)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.2.12.04-1etch2_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 487420 03cc439b6fdfc8dd222aba274ef4d539

s390 architecture (IBM S/390)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.2.12.04-1etch2_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 499454 cf0db50276a245147f57a0c556900a56

sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.2.12.04-1etch2_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 462932 8d32c8dc463c073a9c5621e6b98ac125


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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