DSA 611-1: New htget packages fix arbitrary code execution
Posted on: 12/20/2004 06:49 AM

New htget packages are available for Debian GNU/Linux

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 611-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Martin Schulze
December 20th, 2004 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : htget
Vulnerability : buffer overflow
Problem-Type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CAN-2004-0852

"infamous41md" discovered a buffer overflow in htget, a file grabber that will get files from HTTP servers. It is possible to overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code by accessing a malicious URL.

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 0.93-1.1woody1.

This package is not present in the testing and unstable distributions.

We recommend that you upgrade your htget 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/htget/htget_0.93-1.1woody1.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 462 35e77a77cfdfbf194a7ffa72199a0d9c
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htget/htget_0.93-1.1woody1.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 30747 5ceb4c71d6a7356ba0c21c535649274c

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htget/htget_0.93-1.1woody1_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 19750 574b61323f92ebe875a240530f1841ad

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htget/htget_0.93-1.1woody1_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 14084 3ce8b4030ae5fe4f6f8906af364f63e1

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htget/htget_0.93-1.1woody1_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 13650 93e282213c11f4401df7d6f5e01919ee

Intel IA-64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htget/htget_0.93-1.1woody1_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 20714 11b76a5c8b90880f78d30b474f834ceb

HP Precision architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htget/htget_0.93-1.1woody1_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 15278 aa6ed9c4c6163464716389f970597867

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htget/htget_0.93-1.1woody1_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 12984 f0337dbb8f3bf291c2051620a7e85498

Big endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htget/htget_0.93-1.1woody1_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 15346 59e45b51f5285220716362ff668c81fb

Little endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htget/htget_0.93-1.1woody1_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 15356 eebe539aa515993b252a5b3927892f21

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htget/htget_0.93-1.1woody1_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 15200 a8987d09dd743dfa3da8e4d048ce2a4e

IBM S/390 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htget/htget_0.93-1.1woody1_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 14430 0d48f492b6b6b6623652fdc352286790

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htget/htget_0.93-1.1woody1_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 17790 1b78f544092bf5908b2a792a98a544e5


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


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