DSA 529-1: New netkit-telnet-ssl
Posted on: 07/18/2004 10:11 AM

Updated netkit-telnet-ssl packages are available for Debian GNU/Linux

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 529-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Matt Zimmerman
July 17th, 2004 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : netkit-telnet-ssl
Vulnerability : format string
Problem-Type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE Ids : CAN-2004-0640

b0f discovered a format string vulnerability in netkit-telnet-ssl which could potentially allow a remote attacker to cause the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the telnet daemon (the 'telnetd' user by default).

For the current stable distribution (woody), this problem has been fixed in version 0.17.17+0.1-2woody1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 0.17.24+0.1-2.

We recommend that you update your netkit-telnet-ssl 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 3.0 alias woody
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Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/netkit-telnet-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody1.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 669 6e55a806d248f3b5dd8a88a3cb2a7926
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/netkit-telnet-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody1.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 8461 cfb5b01741409c2799c5355b49a5d3fb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/netkit-telnet-ssl_0.17.17+0.1.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 167658 faf2d112bc4d44f522bad3bc73da8d6d

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnet-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody1_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 85050 e987c343cb5f59856ffc79b0ded348e0
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnetd-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody1_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 48386 bd23008063a3dd387127bf9f31c92b32

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnet-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody1_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 85224 8303ffe30501636c83b49b1d73567b5e
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnetd-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody1_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 45986 d90ebea58da2c7b5a38e90b34e4e066e

Intel IA-64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnet-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody1_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 123054 4cb89969ffb57fa6b57f59788097ec2a
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnetd-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody1_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 66462 99f9d94385c7a4c02803e6c258c7cb24

HP Precision architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnet-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody1_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 86406 6521f4c52c0a10f7d2427aaeecf7c033
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnetd-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody1_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 53738 08eaa03066b548389e34b548c75f7355

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnet-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody1_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 81282 12f28ad99635618bb92f7d20fe414996
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnetd-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody1_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 45258 6778d7e2956536f4ef2382b37bd623af

Big endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnet-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody1_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 97262 25fef77a0f020028e76d6497d2d1f124
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnetd-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody1_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 52038 0bd6dfc01fbdb8bace64b9fdcba4eb97

Little endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnet-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody1_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 97076 ccc2aa4c959da33547ccc6c9d17ee272
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnetd-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody1_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 52030 50782a33e123363bdba7a07349b1b8e4

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnet-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody1_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 87994 52e01f3128d1c447884a3d039fddaccd
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnetd-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody1_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 48600 7070823ac2f688cb5fe2d3a7651e64c5

IBM S/390 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnet-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody1_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 88486 672c1403676b3bf050f5afcdf78bc0a3
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnetd-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody1_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 50192 eab61dc259a2bc9eb00fbfe259848622

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnet-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody1_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 89136 b03f895779a0f1ce050d83413abba690
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnetd-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody1_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 54370 cdc0d37865f1ea9a840b6ea5cb65f32c

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


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