DSA 632-1: New linpopup packages fix arbitrary code execution
Posted on: 01/10/2005 11:34 AM

New lipopup packages are available for Debian GNU/Linux

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 632-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Martin Schulze
January 10th, 2005 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : linpopup
Vulnerability : buffer overflow
Problem-Type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CAN-2004-1282
Debian Bug : 287044

Stephen Dranger discovered a buffer overflow in linpopup, an X11 port of winpopup, running over Samba, that could lead to the execution of arbitrary code when displaying a maliciously crafted message.

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 1.2.0-2woody1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 1.2.0-7.

We recommend that you upgrade your linpopup 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/l/linpopup/linpopup_1.2.0-2woody1.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 577 b5272d2427beb92f9572337c3907f7bf
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/linpopup/linpopup_1.2.0-2woody1.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 14771 346c0d8fc894eb9660cbc945f53d7a48
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/linpopup/linpopup_1.2.0.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 145628 26503ac44971e334cbbb0a79dd796d93

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/linpopup/linpopup_1.2.0-2woody1_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 84980 bd4cc7b95e42ae85891826fdd9345e5d

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/linpopup/linpopup_1.2.0-2woody1_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 74870 b80b3706d1edb463b4d7ef0f56c87e79

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/linpopup/linpopup_1.2.0-2woody1_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 74384 2f4379854819b565ccccd7b12a6c49de

Intel IA-64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/linpopup/linpopup_1.2.0-2woody1_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 92484 04b4b1b3708af2b60c06e9f71f01713e

HP Precision architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/linpopup/linpopup_1.2.0-2woody1_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 79440 7f77468ea23f65fc9a8ffdb8f46cdea9

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/linpopup/linpopup_1.2.0-2woody1_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 74278 d796fa11bf939e3fd5bcbe1f4e2a4d13

Big endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/linpopup/linpopup_1.2.0-2woody1_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 76782 55cfe5ccdd97d3cda45195adaf881149

Little endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/linpopup/linpopup_1.2.0-2woody1_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 75740 0437ce2cd5f7eac82c53d093d3705e3e

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/linpopup/linpopup_1.2.0-2woody1_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 76628 141d3f2f5ea14033380407ba5f947f5e

IBM S/390 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/linpopup/linpopup_1.2.0-2woody1_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 76724 741b61e7ba6bbe691b717a7e426ed3e5

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/linpopup/linpopup_1.2.0-2woody1_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 76130 a316e43db286b9ae298481d0bbe6fd29


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


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