DSA 1546-1: New gnumeric packages fix arbitrary code execution
Posted on: 04/10/2008 11:05 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-1546-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Devin Carraway
April 10, 2008 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : gnumeric
Vulnerability : integer overflow
Problem type : local (remote)
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s) : CVE-2008-0668

Thilo Pfennig and Morten Welinder discovered several integer overflow
weaknesses in Gnumeric, a GNOME spreadsheet application. These
vulnerabilities could result in the execution of arbitrary code
through the opening of a maliciously crafted Excel spreadsheet.

For the stable distribution (etch), these problems have been fixed in
version 1.6.3-5+etch1.

For the unstable (sid) distribution, these problems were fixed in
version 1.8.1-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your gnumeric 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 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/g/gnumeric/gnumeric_1.6.3-5.1+etch1.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 1332 bf302ccff8f47985439966110044db14
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnumeric/gnumeric_1.6.3.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 16479052 da792f23bf26a69788736088e69fc7c0
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnumeric/gnumeric_1.6.3-5.1+etch1.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 358014 8daad80708cbf16cf362475437304e96

Architecture independent packages:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnumeric/gnumeric-common_1.6.3-5.1+etch1_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 5272974 82f8f43a0c2a8a6d9803e7cdfa0326dd
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnumeric/gnumeric-doc_1.6.3-5.1+etch1_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 4171320 f42bd6770c540f759763a849d7dea505

alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnumeric/gnumeric-plugins-extra_1.6.3-5.1+etch1_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 158390 458b52bbf3d015c432da2b889d7c3eca
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnumeric/gnumeric_1.6.3-5.1+etch1_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 2351352 7b078d3fcf9a27b75012bec809759981

amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnumeric/gnumeric-plugins-extra_1.6.3-5.1+etch1_amd64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 156908 8860c1fd0ff35c0a1eda83758fa69457
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnumeric/gnumeric_1.6.3-5.1+etch1_amd64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 2202134 1d74f4a0c7ede26d7911743793f1c548

arm architecture (ARM)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnumeric/gnumeric-plugins-extra_1.6.3-5.1+etch1_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 151102 41063103b8246a7bcc39db1b54a6b065
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnumeric/gnumeric_1.6.3-5.1+etch1_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 2018806 a486eca4fd7b88eb39829eed0743c22d

hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnumeric/gnumeric-plugins-extra_1.6.3-5.1+etch1_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 161850 fc036ed19c3b161c0d8b06b15e47c9d6
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnumeric/gnumeric_1.6.3-5.1+etch1_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 2418880 0f41e79ac16f966b9bb481ea414a0662

i386 architecture (Intel ia32)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnumeric/gnumeric_1.6.3-5.1+etch1_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 2097038 ce792c3212eb3b912abe060b6438e4fc
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnumeric/gnumeric-plugins-extra_1.6.3-5.1+etch1_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 152302 df7cdbb758709551116b0b7a1af8757b

ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnumeric/gnumeric_1.6.3-5.1+etch1_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 2977964 b410a9d5a465433dc6963c9fdf6e7954
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnumeric/gnumeric-plugins-extra_1.6.3-5.1+etch1_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 173702 c34442685a8732e55136152c4da8ac90

mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnumeric/gnumeric-plugins-extra_1.6.3-5.1+etch1_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 150700 31f9785f14f2b54963ea6992e201ce6d
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnumeric/gnumeric_1.6.3-5.1+etch1_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 2141368 62a06754168c251e1c31f4141e584b1b

mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnumeric/gnumeric_1.6.3-5.1+etch1_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 2129564 49b647ce4185516cad2dd87f016a6624
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnumeric/gnumeric-plugins-extra_1.6.3-5.1+etch1_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 149690 fc516ba96c1b24dd7e12b94cb5a64538

powerpc architecture (PowerPC)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnumeric/gnumeric_1.6.3-5.1+etch1_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 2209046 c92394d958dbe9a8783cdd4dbab07b14
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnumeric/gnumeric-plugins-extra_1.6.3-5.1+etch1_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 157418 56b47e7648eeefa105838e9c2239099a

s390 architecture (IBM S/390)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnumeric/gnumeric-plugins-extra_1.6.3-5.1+etch1_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 158596 cbb78e0a514eac16f14184936215b3ba
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnumeric/gnumeric_1.6.3-5.1+etch1_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 2264012 d3e7a47436ebc4e6e272d4dedeffbe90

sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnumeric/gnumeric-plugins-extra_1.6.3-5.1+etch1_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 152794 d77d8a2e12e862cf1be3d8018eb2fcd7
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnumeric/gnumeric_1.6.3-5.1+etch1_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 2125056 4f1771e3f2f19b45ac862e6ab48d7974


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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