DSA 616-1: New telnetd-ssl packages fix arbitrary code execution
Posted on: 12/23/2004 05:38 PM

New telnetd-ssl packages are available for Debian GNU/Linux

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 616-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Martin Schulze
December 23rd, 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 ID : CAN-2004-0998

Joel Eriksson discovered a format string vulnerability in telnetd-ssl which may be able to lead to the execution of arbitrary code on the victims machine.

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 0.17.17+0.1-2woody3.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 0.17.24+0.1-6.

We recommend that you upgrade your immediately 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+0.1-2woody3.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 669 1911a91198987efcbfeaf54ba94994e2
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/netkit-telnet-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 8721 901621f6abc0c1c6dc0713570994acf7
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

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnet-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 101104 b3e71d1b626e6f618bba5e337c5e0221
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnetd-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 56962 847abe42f9b4f910156239c85b35e2a7

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnet-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 85194 1db7e7432d8025531b869ae5c737014b
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnetd-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 48596 ad29db7a35ad3ee4e3d2c5c411b0edb9

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnet-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 85512 60cc558b94c132683259dcf6cce07874
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnetd-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 46708 1554de5105f77ebad4168c80d2cc4e83

Intel IA-64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnet-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 123206 f04a1406feca437cd7acfd38214ea1d9
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnetd-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 66668 b87ace7ba0732798804ed9c247805d2d

HP Precision architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnet-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 86580 d02c49d43f91bd4b1509fe71d15bbc6f
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnetd-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 53920 d8b9f61a1203571b667159f834623157

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnet-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 81420 437597b90358da1afee0818adf1c7242
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnetd-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 45430 6bffe1c28aab33caa01bd26305029aac

Big endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnet-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 97400 1af9df6a844768e2bb26a613044737e3
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnetd-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 52270 c94b3bfb596075ab4b6444a9976f3988

Little endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnet-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 97254 a9e36f6f8ae3056d0d81434740c42640
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnetd-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 52270 3f4f2c8dff2e8931a2eff219f8b21274

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnet-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 88154 66a69eeceb817ace1d8f5c3c50ea005c
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnetd-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 48808 85f0c6366f0da31dcb6311473c36c046

IBM S/390 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnet-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 88640 d035c31cec5e1f95eeb724d74b90cff2
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnetd-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 50392 6daf008b16da16b680ddacb6b4b5c34c

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnet-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 89282 7e2c15d9c13c9d08e4715e5cc59dda7e
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnetd-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 54568 2793a24d88797557f97e0f76798e44ed


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


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