DSA 1686-1: New no-ip packages fix arbitrary code execution
Posted on: 12/14/2008 10:30 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-1686-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
December 14, 2008 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : no-ip
Vulnerability : buffer overflow
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s) : CVE-2008-5297
Debian Bug : 506179

A buffer overflow has been discovered in the HTTP parser of the No-IP.com
Dynamic DNS update client, which may result in the execution of arbitrary
code.

For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.1.1-4+etch1.

For the upcoming stable distribution (lenny) and the unstable distribution
(sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2.1.7-11.

We recommend that you upgrade your no-ip 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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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/n/no-ip/no-ip_2.1.1-4+etch1.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 5099 991539fbaabc7808f1e6540e6d2a7d37
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/no-ip/no-ip_2.1.1.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 70553 a743fcd40699596d25347083eca86d52
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/no-ip/no-ip_2.1.1-4+etch1.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 573 a46cc0befc6409b256e76abceec2bba8

alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/no-ip/no-ip_2.1.1-4+etch1_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 25552 72ada61d338c9ca7ccf22de55168de1b

amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/no-ip/no-ip_2.1.1-4+etch1_amd64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 22740 eea473fb4410d7b7953150139378b56c

arm architecture (ARM)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/no-ip/no-ip_2.1.1-4+etch1_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 21486 eb86554f2e2b20c382810bcfce21ac96

hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/no-ip/no-ip_2.1.1-4+etch1_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 23778 7212e0f6ef1b749de5531ff279fe63d1

i386 architecture (Intel ia32)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/no-ip/no-ip_2.1.1-4+etch1_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 20838 44598c7737861f61e7c6f012c65228f7

ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/no-ip/no-ip_2.1.1-4+etch1_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 30888 ba8e62cc6fe5bf70631710b699adb9da

mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/no-ip/no-ip_2.1.1-4+etch1_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 23936 f3d9215b718a083354e9b9426577aafb

mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/no-ip/no-ip_2.1.1-4+etch1_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 23854 69f6d783ff8345c565910877e2db4909

powerpc architecture (PowerPC)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/no-ip/no-ip_2.1.1-4+etch1_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 22514 550fe870f5d0cb85e2ab96c510d70127

s390 architecture (IBM S/390)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/no-ip/no-ip_2.1.1-4+etch1_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 22842 37f9132b2f6aae1a828405ae701a325c

sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/no-ip/no-ip_2.1.1-4+etch1_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 21020 191248685382bb6051853bba9081f012


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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