DSA 1598-1: New libtk-img packages fix arbitrary code execution
Posted on: 06/19/2008 10:25 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-1598-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Thijs Kinkhorst
June 19, 2008 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : libtk-img
Vulnerability : buffer overflow
Problem type : local (remote)
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s) : CVE-2008-0553

It was discovered that a buffer overflow in the GIF image parsing code
of Tk, a cross-platform graphical toolkit, could lead to denial of
service and potentially the execution of arbitrary code.

For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in version
1:1.3-15etch2.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1:1.3-release-7.

We recommend that you upgrade your libtk-img 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 4.0 alias etch
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Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libt/libtk-img/libtk-img_1.3-15etch2.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 955 899003c10c63f4045b6df8ef32d3fafe
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libt/libtk-img/libtk-img_1.3.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 3918119 ee19a7fdaaa64e9d85eeecd3b78bce8f
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libt/libtk-img/libtk-img_1.3-15etch2.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 242795 deb7118d93d3657201e4892c0e62e1d2

amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libt/libtk-img/libtk-img_1.3-15etch2_amd64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 461706 7394a577a99522bdabcf6016dcc05de7

arm architecture (ARM)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libt/libtk-img/libtk-img_1.3-15etch2_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 435110 96a6c430a51de8914023256029ebac06

hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libt/libtk-img/libtk-img_1.3-15etch2_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 488468 78173de530e68252090369658db6dab7

i386 architecture (Intel ia32)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libt/libtk-img/libtk-img_1.3-15etch2_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 431784 902eaac4fba63bccf7be864ff1242aa0

ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libt/libtk-img/libtk-img_1.3-15etch2_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 601570 4c004fd7d945b8f3e4591b5bf27ce0a8

mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libt/libtk-img/libtk-img_1.3-15etch2_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 445292 33639ca7ed46125b98e503c2b82e34e8

mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libt/libtk-img/libtk-img_1.3-15etch2_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 440938 20d279c06711eb509f42d48ac697ba9f

powerpc architecture (PowerPC)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libt/libtk-img/libtk-img_1.3-15etch2_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 452162 8e87166cc45ccbf4c0a38ee36993f472

s390 architecture (IBM S/390)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libt/libtk-img/libtk-img_1.3-15etch2_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 457402 2857259815207722d226c8fd90e78923

sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libt/libtk-img/libtk-img_1.3-15etch2_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 421954 686340dad232ce09f661569e37387b4d


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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