DSA 604-1: New hpsockd packages fix denial of service
Posted on: 12/03/2004 08:45 AM

New hpsockd packages are available for Debian GNU/Linux

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 604-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Martin Schulze
December 3rd, 2004 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : hpsockd
Vulnerability : missing input sanitising
Problem-Type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CAN-2004-0993

"infamous41md" discovered a buffer overflow condition in hpsockd, the socks server written at Hewlett-Packard. An exploit could cause the program to crash or may have worse effect.

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 0.6.woody1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 0.14.

We recommend that you upgrade your hpsockd 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/h/hpsockd/hpsockd_0.6.woody1.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 526 d5ac263f8a527e97c8d707977351805a
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hpsockd/hpsockd_0.6.woody1.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 127019 2de411d806f925658b771ffb1c974c41

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hpsockd/hpsockd_0.6.woody1_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 115444 65338a0efb88db831b690a4c76d70997

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hpsockd/hpsockd_0.6.woody1_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 104214 fdd81a813a8023b9585603cf53610616

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hpsockd/hpsockd_0.6.woody1_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 98588 805aef90031fa41a3cca9fa28b26d508

Intel IA-64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hpsockd/hpsockd_0.6.woody1_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 140132 0f8a29392e10ae44652f76534a420b0a

HP Precision architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hpsockd/hpsockd_0.6.woody1_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 111672 b643ff9b7e5964592b3c194b8fe7203b

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hpsockd/hpsockd_0.6.woody1_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 94430 911addc14236228693687c303788ad3a

Big endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hpsockd/hpsockd_0.6.woody1_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 110742 63e55da32013613da6e69b7f9a84b97d

Little endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hpsockd/hpsockd_0.6.woody1_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 111172 7c82b76671b118ca734f48c5e22e3245

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hpsockd/hpsockd_0.6.woody1_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 101516 7447d074ff41cc3ad6873d2f423cc4fd

IBM S/390 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hpsockd/hpsockd_0.6.woody1_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 101594 add45d166bf0c926e143fd70c5a09ab1

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hpsockd/hpsockd_0.6.woody1_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 114216 510aca051ce938553e20af4f53104f46


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


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