DSA 491-1: New Linux 2.4.19 packages fix local root exploit (mips)
Posted on: 04/17/2004 03:55 PM

New Kernel 2.4.19-mips packages has been released for Debian GNU/Linux

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 491-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Martin Schulze
April 17th, 2004 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : kernel-source-2.4.19 kernel-patch-2.4.19-mips
Vulnerability : several vulnerabilities
Problem-Type : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CAN-2004-0003 CAN-2004-0010 CAN-2004-0109 CAN-2004-0177 CAN-2004-0178

Several serious problems have been discovered in the Linux kernel. This update takes care of Linux 2.4.17 for the MIPS architecture.

The following security matrix explains which kernel versions for which architectures are already fixed and which will be removed instead.

Architecture stable (woody) unstable (sid) remove in sid
source 2.4.19-4.woody2 2.4.25-3 2.4.19-11
mips 2.4.19-0.020911.1.woody4 2.4.25-0.040415.1 2.4.19-0.020911.8

We recommend that you upgrade your kernel packages immediately, either with a Debian provided kernel or with a self compiled one.

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 3.0 alias woody
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Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-source-2.4.19/kernel-source-2.4.19_2.4.19-4.woody2.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 672 9860f430fe435100c103a42c7b5dbc66
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-source-2.4.19/kernel-source-2.4.19_2.4.19-4.woody2.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 47625 cc802c42472c637de501dde07df7cec8
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-source-2.4.19/kernel-source-2.4.19_2.4.19.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 32000211 237896fbb45ae652cc9c5cecc9b746da

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-patch-2.4.19-mips/kernel-patch-2.4.19-mips_2.4.19-0.020911.1.woody4.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 792 a21174ff774b45160cf3f714ea1ec226
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-patch-2.4.19-mips/kernel-patch-2.4.19-mips_2.4.19-0.020911.1.woody4.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 1032076 96e1ae069ef39afbdae505edc6f11375

Architecture independent components:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-source-2.4.19/kernel-doc-2.4.19_2.4.19-4.woody2_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1783144 deaa1a0705f5f334ebbc60734b6bc2c7
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-source-2.4.19/kernel-source-2.4.19_2.4.19-4.woody2_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 25895130 f42c8c0b27e644d024e33738a5c87863

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-patch-2.4.19-mips/kernel-patch-2.4.19-mips_2.4.19-0.020911.1.woody4_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1032600 c7ec4194385c7ee8601c7f4c87490d2f

Big endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-patch-2.4.19-mips/kernel-headers-2.4.19_2.4.19-0.020911.1.woody4_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 3894818 a2277f0f0f386754f129bac5f9f79af9
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-patch-2.4.19-mips/kernel-image-2.4.19-r4k-ip22_2.4.19-0.020911.1.woody4_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 2075552 c47eb88aa359b8b5613e24256d23ce96
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-patch-2.4.19-mips/kernel-image-2.4.19-r5k-ip22_2.4.19-0.020911.1.woody4_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 2075960 a9a95f93c8dacac25dd45878b520ff37
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-patch-2.4.19-mips/mips-tools_2.4.19-0.020911.1.woody4_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 13114 4b8f0c9fbf91dcc093ac59087b016208


These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on its next revision.


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