DSA 495-1: New Linux 2.4.16 packages fix local root exploit (arm)
Posted on: 04/26/2004 11:28 AM

An arm kernel 2.4.16 update has been released for Debian GNU/Linux

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 495-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Martin Schulze
April 26th, 2004 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : kernel-source-2.4.16 kernel-patch-2.4.16-arm kernel-image-2.4.16-lart kernel-image-2.4.16-netwinder kernel-image-2.4.16-riscpc
Vulnerability : several vulnerabilities
Problem-Type : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CAN-2003-0127 CAN-2004-0003 CAN-2004-0010 CAN-2004-0109 CAN-2004-0177 CAN-2004-0178
Bugtraq ID : 10152

Several serious problems have been discovered in the Linux kernel. This update takes care of Linux 2.4.16 for the ARM 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)
source 2.4.16-1woody2 2.4.25-3
arm/patch 20040419 20040316
arm/lart 20040419 2.4.25-4
arm/netwinder 20040419 2.4.25-4
arm/riscpc 20040419 2.4.25-4

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-2.4.16/kernel-source-2.4.16_2.4.16-1woody2.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 680 a1ea1561bea3bfeb7b4759a77984b8bf
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-source-2.4.16/kernel-source-2.4.16_2.4.16-1woody2.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 22668 16b2b377f1e557d40d3a80db9cb8ad54
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-source-2.4.16/kernel-source-2.4.16_2.4.16.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 29364642 8e42e72848dc5098b6433d66d5cacffc

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-patch-2.4.16-arm/kernel-patch-2.4.16-arm_20040419.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 562 c63fd9d71828e954548b556d5e125240
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-patch-2.4.16-arm/kernel-patch-2.4.16-arm_20040419.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 578921 77cd43dd95b087612e8c7cb3234317f7

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-image-2.4.16-lart/kernel-image-2.4.16-lart_20040419.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 586 f8e8f67e3f7d83372c837207651faab0
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-image-2.4.16-lart/kernel-image-2.4.16-lart_20040419.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 16487 3f60ce2e0b02188b8329f3b6c2e55058

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-image-2.4.16-netwinder/kernel-image-2.4.16-netwinder_20040419.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 624 65fe313bb761c5bbd9ae635a74dd91c6
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-image-2.4.16-netwinder/kernel-image-2.4.16-netwinder_20040419.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 21816 18e2386e66448e393060422f62e8e6ca

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-image-2.4.16-riscpc/kernel-image-2.4.16-riscpc_20040419.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 592 ec5c07d4e0e680b977cf75b638718367
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-image-2.4.16-riscpc/kernel-image-2.4.16-riscpc_20040419.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 19142 e72a1ed0b5acd3daa71f2b9e61b1deb4

Architecture independent components:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-source-2.4.16/kernel-doc-2.4.16_2.4.16-1woody2_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1715626 bc7aec1ea3e2fda01fd6d2866421dbdc
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-source-2.4.16/kernel-source-2.4.16_2.4.16-1woody2_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 23808362 7a26ba7741038abddd79ce3cf331cd29

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-patch-2.4.16-arm/kernel-patch-2.4.16-arm_20040419_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 583052 df208765fa1a440633145a644b70b7d6

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-image-2.4.16-lart/kernel-image-2.4.16-lart_20040419_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 717236 7eafa0d8bf0316b8474c8caf4510d333

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-image-2.4.16-netwinder/kernel-headers-2.4.16_20040419_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 3435640 9a2fbd1d8f65bfbfdac66575ed8e28d0
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-image-2.4.16-netwinder/kernel-image-2.4.16-netwinder_20040419_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 6671270 122d99d7819f3f66485f8a77dab09f31

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-image-2.4.16-riscpc/kernel-image-2.4.16-riscpc_20040419_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 2910474 20602cbdb8783b01c9b32e174cd4d4bd


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


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